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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!
Erskineville Playgroup is moving

Erskineville Playgroup is moving

20.12.2018

When someone in our community first becomes a parent, a Rainbow Families playgroups is often their first connection to the community. Some families may be isolated or not know many other parents,...

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Rainbow Families 2018 Annual Report

Rainbow Families 2018 Annual Report

20.12.2018

The Rainbow Families 2018 Annual Report is a great way to catch up on all of the wonderful things we have achieved this year. Hear about the playgroups and regional catch ups we support, the 7 subm...

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Self care during the festive season

Self care during the festive season

29.11.2018

The summer break is a big one. Many kids are home from school or studies for at least 6 weeks and families are having to juggle parenting, child care and employment. On top of that you have the pre...

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Supporting LGBTIQA+ families in their human milk feeding and lactation journeys

Supporting LGBTIQA+ families in their human milk feeding and lactation journeys

28.11.2018

In November Rainbow Families and the Australian Breastfeeding Association met to discuss piloting a human milk feeding and lactation education program for LGBTQIA+ families. This exciting project i...

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Life after death: social media in the afterlife

Life after death: social media in the afterlife

28.11.2018

Dowson Turco Lawyers’ Nicholas Stewart sets out the rules for social media in the afterlife My partner came to me upset the other night when he saw a Brazilian “friend’s” Instagram post and the com...

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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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