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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!
Celebrating Mardi Gras at your kids school

Celebrating Mardi Gras at your kids school

15.02.2019

THIS GUEST BLOG POST BY CATHY BROWN TALKS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF CELEBRATING MARDI GRAS WITH YOU CHILD’S SCHOOL OR CHILD CARE CENTRE It’s officially Mardi Gras season in NSW, and while some member...

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Trans parenting, journey of gay dads, and children tell their story

Trans parenting, journey of gay dads, and children tell their story

17.01.2019

Rainbow Families presents at Better Together Conference We are so proud of our work to support trans and gender diverse parents. Jac Tomlins has been researching and collating stories for a soon to...

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Penrith Playgroup

Penrith Playgroup

11.01.2019

Western Sydney Parents get ready for a new Rainbow Families Playgroup in Penrith!  The Penrith Rainbow Families Playgroup runs from the Emu Heights Nehigbourhood Centre and provides parents and car...

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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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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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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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