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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!
Neurodiverse Families Group

Neurodiverse Families Group

25.11.2020

Rainbow Families is collaborating with Autism Spectrum Australia (ASPECT) to explore ways we can best support autistic parents and parents of autistic children within the LGBTQ+ community. A number...

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Camp was excellent

Camp was excellent

19.11.2020

As the sun was fading over the Narrabeen Lake, some 40 children and their families arrived at Narrabeen Sport and Rec Camp Site for our Resilience Camp. The camp program was designed to support chi...

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We want to hear from you

We want to hear from you

05.11.2020

We do a lot and we are very proud of the community we have created and support we offer LGBTQ+ parents. But we know there is so much more we can do to support our families. We want to hear from you...

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Volunteer Profile Gill

Volunteer Profile Gill

03.11.2020

When someone in our community first becomes a parent, our playgroup is often the first connection to community.  And everyone who has been to playgroup over the past couple of years will have been ...

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We want all families to be equal

We want all families to be equal

28.10.2020

Our families experience many forms of discrimination, and we don’t think that is OK. One of the ways Rainbow Families supports LGBTQ+ parents is to work to remove this discrimination for our commun...

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Trans And Gender Diverse Resources

Trans And Gender Diverse Resources

28.10.2020

At Rainbow Families we acknowledge families are created in various ways. We also acknowledge that not all parents identify as “mum” or “dad”, and some parents may be exploring their gender identity...

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Are you our new secretary?

Are you our new secretary?

21.10.2020

Do you like dotting your Is and crossing your Ts? Get a kick out of filing things in the right place and making sure everyone turns up to meetings? Do you have 4 hours each month you could voluntee...

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Playgroup is back

Playgroup is back

08.10.2020

Everyone has been asking when Playgroup will start again. Finally we have a date for playgroup to return in a COVID safe way.  We have been in regular contact with the City of Sydney and Playgroup...

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5 ways to encourage positive mental health for your kids after separation

5 ways to encourage positive mental health for your kids after separation

22.09.2020

While separation or divorce can be a difficult period of change for all family members, children often have a particularly tough time adjusting. It’s natural to worry about how your new family situ...

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Tallay - Volunteer Profile

Tallay - Volunteer Profile

15.09.2020

Tallay is a proud Gayby who has 2 mothers. She was raised in Canberra where she was acutely aware that her family was different. This led her to find an accepting community in the theatre. Tallay p...

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