Monthly Archives: March 2011

Our Slightly Masculine, Possibly Heterosexual, Totally Rambunctious Son

Because we are so used to C.J. being, well, C.J, sometimes when he does something or plays with something typically considered “boy” it catches us off guard.  C.J. isn’t always our slightly effeminate, possibly gay, totally fabulous son; sometimes he’s … Continue reading

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The Great Hair Massacre of 2011

“You look like one of those Mormon Duggars,” Uncle Uncle said to me as we lunched recently and I contemplated cutting my overgrown hair. “They’re not Mormon,” I replied, taking a bite of chips and guac. “That’s not the point,” … Continue reading

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Ronald McDonald Needs to Have a Word With His Peeps

If you read my blog post from March 14 (Happy Meal with a Side of Gender Issues To Go Please), you know that when raising a fabulously effeminate son even ordering a Happy Meal can be a production.  That’s because … Continue reading

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One Family’s Change

I love to get e-mails sharing stories like this…. My youngest son said that this was for girls. I used to say “uh-huh.”  But, you have inspired me to tell him that, “it’s not JUST for girls…If you wanted this, I’d … Continue reading

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Happy Meal With a Side of Gender Issues To Go Please

C.J. doesn’t want a Tonka Garage Truck, he wants a My Little Pony. C.J. doesn’t want a Hot Wheels Battle Force 5 Fused car, he wants a Barbie: A Fairy Secret doll. C.J. doesn’t want a Young Justice action figure, … Continue reading

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If the Bible Said That Being Gay was Okay….

When I was setting ground rules for this blog (yes, hello, there are ground rules), I decided to leave religion out of it.  It’s getting increasingly hard to follow that rule because of my own struggles and because about 50 … Continue reading

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C.J. Peeks Out From Behind the Orange Curtain

With the lull in between C.J.’s baseball and gymnastics careers, I thought it was going to be a slow week.  Then, Raising My Rainbow was on the front page of The Orange County Register’s Sunday edition.  Read the article here. … Continue reading

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