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RaisingMyRainbow.com is a blog about the adventures in raising a fabulous, gender creative son.

What’s Trending Now (According To My 7-Year-Old Son)

Tie-Dyed Underwear: Yes, you read that right. Now, I’ve tie-dyed a lot of things in my life, but never my underwear. This was all my friend Marie’s doing. She knows that C.J. often has mixed feelings about his underwear. He no longer wants … Continue reading

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My Son: Wigging Out

C.J.’s birthday is six months away, so – naturally — he thinks it’s time to start planning his party. Last year we celebrated with lunch, shopping and pierced ears for his doll at the American Girl store in Los Angeles. … Continue reading

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Every Voice Can Be Powerful No Matter Its Volume

PFLAG Moms come in all shapes, sizes, colors, personalities, temperaments and advocacy styles. One of my all-time favorite PFLAG Moms, Lisa, has a personality and advocacy style that are quiet, gentle, kind and steady. She’s an elementary school teacher near … Continue reading

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Raising My Rainbow….In Italy!!!!

I’ve been a wee bit massively busy lately, as you may have noticed. C.J. and Chase’s last day of school is today, my day job is busier than usual and I’ve been working on a side project that I can’t … Continue reading

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This Is How A Father Should Love

When I met Matt, I wasn’t looking for a husband or father for my future children. I was 17. I was looking for a prom date. He asked me to prom. He asked me to marry him. He asked me … Continue reading

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Friday Fodder: Winners and More Giveaways!

On Tuesday, I gave you all the chance to win a copy of the Raising My Rainbow audiobook (released on May 27 by Audible). To enter, all you had to do was tell me something you’ve learned from my book/blog. … Continue reading

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Raising My Rainbow Audiobook Giveaway!!!!!

The audiobook version of Raising My Rainbow was released by Audible today.  Yay! Want a free copy?  Cool, read on to learn how to enter to win. Now, I share with you the top five things I learned while narrating the … Continue reading

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David Burtka + Lori Duron = Raising My Rainbow Audiobook

Guess what happens on Tuesday?  The audiobook version of Raising My Rainbow will be released by Audible! Guess who the narrator is?  Me! I’m grateful that Audible allowed me to narrate the book. It would have been weird to hear … Continue reading

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Tuesday Fodder: Tom Goss, Illuminate the Dark Edition

Things that recently caught and held my attention… You have got to watch the latest music video from indie musician and human rights activist Tom Goss.  Illuminate the Dark shows that beauty takes many forms and that each individual possesses the … Continue reading

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My 10 Year Old Downloaded Grindr

“This app is taking forever to load,” my 10-year-old son Chase said as I was driving. It was just the two of us in the car and he was fiddling with his iPhone*. “What app is it?” I asked. He … Continue reading

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