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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!
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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Volunteer Profile Justine

18.06.2018

Justine is a proud mum of the wonderful eight year old Remy, who she coparents with Remy’s other mum. Justine became involved with Rainbow Families through the Monthly Catch Up in the Inner West wh...

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Volunteer Profile Bridget

08.06.2018

Meet Bridget a pansexual and genderfluid (non binary) parent, and life partner to an awesome trans woman.  Together we have two children (5 years old and 10 years old), and one cat. We live in Sydn...

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Family Pride Wrap Up

Family Pride Wrap Up

15.05.2018

Thank you to everyone that came to Family Pride on Sunday May 6th. This year was huge  with over 700 people coming out to celebrate with the Rainbow Families Community. Families enjoyed entertainme...

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Volunteer Profile Alison

18.04.2018

Alison and her wife Liz proudly guide three little people through the world. Having started out as "husband" and wife before Alison transitioned in 2015, their journey as a family hasn't been strai...

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Volunteer Profile Rose

18.04.2018

This month we are profiling the two volunteers that organise the Penrith Catch Up Rose and Sharmelle Tell us about you and your families My name is Rose and I moved back to Penrith to start our fam...

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