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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!
Bounce - Rainbow Families Resilience Camp

Bounce - Rainbow Families Resilience Camp

26.09.2019

Tickets for Bounce - Rainbow Families Resilience Camp will be available until Wednesday 9th October so get in quick. Camp is all about community, making friends and building children’s resilience. ...

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LGBTIQA+ inclusive kids books

LGBTIQA+ inclusive kids books

22.09.2019

Sharing a book together with your loved ones is a special time, a great way to bond and create beautiful memories. Diverse books reflecting our community are becoming more common for a wide range o...

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Thank you Sam

Thank you Sam

22.09.2019

A huge thank you to Samantha Frain who is stepping down from the Rainbow Families Committee. Sam has been on the committee for a number of years, and has made a massive contribution to the Rainbow ...

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What’s Happening with the Laws around Religious Freedom?

What’s Happening with the Laws around Religious Freedom?

12.09.2019

At the end of August, the Morrison Government released draft legislation that would provide new privileges to people of faith, and override existing protections from discrimination for LGBTIQ+ peop...

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A new resource for our kids, by our kids

A new resource for our kids, by our kids

29.08.2019

Hello kids of Rainbow Families! We are a group of social work students from ACU - Malory, Emma, Mikaela, Christos and Ama. As part of our studies we have been asked to work with you to create a b...

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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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