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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!

Advocacy update

25.11.2018

Rainbow Families recently made a submission on behalf of our community to the Senate Inquiry into Legislative exemptions that allow faith-based educational institutions to discriminate against stud...

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Trans and Gender Diverse Parents Guide - Update

Trans and Gender Diverse Parents Guide - Update

25.11.2018

Work on the crowd-funded All Families resource for Trans and Gender Diverse (TGD) parents and their families that so many members of our community generously contributed to is nearly complete! T...

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Rainbow Families bingo

Rainbow Families bingo

23.11.2018

This month saw the first Rainbow Families Bingo fundraiser - and what a successful and fun afternoon it was. The fabulous Penny T generously gave up her time to host the event, and run ...

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Volunteer profile

Volunteer profile

05.11.2018

Hayley Todd - Curran's Hill Playgroup coordinator My wife and I have been together for 13 years and have a 2-year-old son, Nixon and fur child Lexi.  After moving a few times, we have set up our ...

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Our community won't tolerate discrimination

Our community won't tolerate discrimination

02.11.2018

A group of Anglican schools, many of them very prominent schools in Sydney, have written an open letter to Parliament, wanting to retain the right to expel children and young people who are same ...

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Illawarra Playgroup for LGBTIQA+ parents and their children

Illawarra Playgroup for LGBTIQA+ parents and their children

15.10.2018

We have a new Rainbow Families playgroup starting in the Illawarra!!! Its for LGBTIQA+ parents and carers and their children birth to six years and its free to attend!Playgroup will run each week t...

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Big Brighter Sparkly Days Camp 2018

Big Brighter Sparkly Days Camp 2018

15.09.2018

As the sun was fading over the Hawkesbury River, some 50 children and their families arrived at the old fishing village of Brooklyn to catch a ferry to the “Big Bright Sparkly Days” event, a Rainbo...

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Volunteer Profile Rica

18.08.2018

From $200 in a sock drawer to a healthy financial organisation Like many grassroots organisations, Rainbow Families started with a humble kitchen meeting, phone call to networks, and lots of pa...

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Youth Advisory Council

Youth Advisory Council

15.08.2018

The Rainbow Families Youth Advisory Council was established in 2018, to ensure that the voices of children and young people are heard, and are able shape and to participate in the development of po...

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Trans and Gender Diverse Parents Workshop Update

Trans and Gender Diverse Parents Workshop Update

15.08.2018

Trans and Gender Diverse (TGD) parents and carers, partners and ex-partners met during the Big Bright Sparkly Days camp at Broken Bay. They form an important minority of families under the Rainbow ...

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