Skip navigation

School Support Guide for LGBTQ+ Families

There are some things that are unique to Rainbow Families.

The School Support Guide aims to equip LGBTQ+ parents, carers and schools with information and insights to help address both small day-to-day challenges and some of the major challenges and concerns.

We also find the guide is extremely helpful for early learning educators, teachers, counsellors and others in the school setting who want to understand how to best support Rainbow Families within their school community.

"The first thing is about his needs, what kind of kid he seems to be and therefore what kind of learning environment we want for him. Then I guess a question about their attitude: Do they have other same-sex families and if not, how would they handle that? Pia"

Download your copy here



Continue Reading

Read More

Professional Learning Resource - Gender and Sexuality Diversity in Schools

December 12, 2023

Professional Learning Resource - Gender and Sexuality Diversity in Schools (GSDS) This is a professional learning module resource about Gender and Sexuality Diversity in Schools: Parental Experiences and Schooling Responses developed from a recent research project, funded by the Australian Research Council. A major output of this project...

Read more

Family Diversity Resources for 0 to 3 yrs.

December 11, 2023

Children’s books and implementation resource All families are different. Children from diverse families, including those with LGBTQ+ parents, experience increased disadvantage and suffering. All education and care services need to be proactive in designing welcoming environments and planning for education on family diversity, even...

Read more