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Welcome to the Rainbow Families blog, where we share resources, thoughts, and news about everything going on in the Rainbow Families community!
The drag queen who reads stories to kids

The drag queen who reads stories to kids

08.08.2019

One of our favourite Drag Queens, and regular Drag Story Time host Hannah Conda talked to Junkee about why Drag Story Time is so important to her.

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Finding Identity On Their Terms

Finding Identity On Their Terms

17.07.2019

The fabulous Dr. Red Ruby Scarlet has been at it again. Talking all things queer in Early Childhood Education. Check out her latest article published in Every Child Magazine last month.  Download t...

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50+ LGBTIQ organisations and Allies support affirming Religious Discrimination Bill

50+ LGBTIQ organisations and Allies support affirming Religious Discrimination Bill

17.07.2019

More than 50 LGBTIQ+ and ally organisations including Rainbow Families have released a joint statement in support of an affirming Religious Discrimination Act. Anna Brown, CEO of Equality Australia...

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Volunteer Profile Cathy

Volunteer Profile Cathy

14.07.2019

Meet Cathy Brown - Rainbow Families Committee Member, and head of the Advocacy Subcommittee.  I have two kids, aged 5 and 8. As of April this year I have a wife. My kids have four parents, 6 grand...

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Volunteer Profile Nick

Volunteer Profile Nick

11.07.2019

Nick got involved with Rainbow Families when one of his lawyers asked if RF could get some commercial advice about becoming an incorporated association and managing its bank account. DTL facil...

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Volunteer Profile Dror

Volunteer Profile Dror

11.07.2019

When Dror became a parent he realised he didn't have many gay friends with children, and didn't know many other non traditional families. He decided to join Gay Dads NSW, a social and support group...

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New Parents Group

New Parents Group

05.07.2019

Rainbow Families is excited about a new group supporting LGBTIQA+ parents with new babies. Facilitated by Sydney Local Health District the group will run like a traditional new parents group for th...

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Postnatal Depression Video

Postnatal Depression Video

05.07.2019

Rainbow Families is excited to share an amazing video created by our community for our community about postnatal depression in our community.  This project has been ongoing for a number of years wi...

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Religious Freedom Discrimination Bill

Religious Freedom Discrimination Bill

05.07.2019

You may have seen the news of late the Government will be introducing new laws to protect people of faith from discrimination.But there are also concerns from some in the LGBTIQA+ community that so...

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Bingo wrap up

Bingo wrap up

21.06.2019

This month saw the second Rainbow Families Bingo fundraiser - and what a successful and fun evening it was. The fabulous Penny T and Coco Jumbo generously gave up their time to host the event at S...

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