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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!
Give Out Day

Give Out Day

29.03.2019

Improving the lives of LGBTIQ+ people doesn’t stop at marriage equality. But in Australia, there is a clear lack of funding support to take us further.  Rainbow Families is the peak body for LGBTIQ...

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Every child deserves a legal parent

Every child deserves a legal parent

28.03.2019

Rainbow Families is leading the charge with Dowson Turco Lawyers, the NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby and Surrogacy Australia to campaign for law reform in relation to surrogacy laws and the statu...

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Transgender Day of Visibility

Transgender Day of Visibility

28.03.2019

Each year March 31st acknowledges the trans community worldwide with “Transgender Day of Visibility”. This day celebrates the trans community and raises awareness of discrimination that is still fa...

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Gay and transgender hate crimes update

Gay and transgender hate crimes update

28.03.2019

Following the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into institutional responses to gay and transgender hate crimes between 1970 and 2010, and the interim report of the parliamentary committee, Rainbow Familie...

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Election responses are in

Election responses are in

21.03.2019

This weekend, NSW will go to the polls.  As the peak body for LGBTQIA+ parented families in NSW, we asked the people vying for your vote about some of the issues affecting our families and our comm...

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Volunteer Profile Simone Seeley

Volunteer Profile Simone Seeley

21.03.2019

I’m a single mum of three awesome kids, Connor 9, Toren 5 and Indiana 2. We are from Penrith and I’ve always felt that the Western Suburbs lacked support and services for our community. We often sp...

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Rainbow Families Working With Children Check Policy

Rainbow Families Working With Children Check Policy

15.03.2019

Rainbow Families is committed to ensuring that children are protected in any of the activities or events that come under the Rainbow Families banner, particularly in relation to volunteers and staf...

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Wine, Cheese and Raising Teens

Wine, Cheese and Raising Teens

14.03.2019

A closed parenting groups for LGBTQIA+ parents of teens and pre-teens, based on Tuning into Teens Emotionally Intelligent Parenting program Over six weekly sessions, the group will offer peer suppo...

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Rainbow Families is fundraising with Entertainment!

Rainbow Families is fundraising with Entertainment!

14.03.2019

We are excited to be fundraising with the Entertainment book. Your support helps our fundraising - $20 from each book sold goes to Rainbow Families. Pre-order the NEW 2019 | 2020 Entertainment Mem...

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Inner West Pride Centre

Inner West Pride Centre

07.03.2019

The Inner West Council has committed to providing a Pride Centre, and they want to hear from us about what that might look like. 

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