Tag Archives: Colorado

Star Of The Week

The first weeks of school are always a little rough for C.J. (and me).  There are a lot of new things.  New routines.  New classroom.  New teacher.  New classmates. We’ve found that he self-edits more than ever in the first … Continue reading

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Friday Fodder: When adults are overly concerned about which toilet a six-year-old pees into, there’s a problem

When adults are overly concerned about which toilet a six-year-old pees into, there’s a problem. With the adults. Not the child. This week a transgender rights group announced that it has filed a discrimination complaint in Colorado on behalf of … Continue reading

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Exclusive Article About C.J.’s Family

Back in April I was contacted by Ravali Reddy, a super-smarty student at Stanford University who is an undergraduate communication major (class of 2014, whoot whoot!) and a huge fan of Raising My Rainbow. She wanted to write about our … Continue reading

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A Grandfather Worries About Gender Nonconforming Grandson

In last week’s post you got to hear from Grandma Colorado as I started to explore the evolution of our family as we raise a gender nonconforming child, this week it’s Grandpa Colorado’s turn to speak/write.  Instead of Q&A style, … Continue reading

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Q&A With Grandma Colorado

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how our family has evolved since C.J. swished and flourished into our lives.  So, I decided to interview Grandma Colorado via email.  I hope her evolution is apparent to you.  She went from … Continue reading

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Grandpa Plays with Dolls For First Time, Emerges Slightly Frustrated

My in-laws, Grandma and Grandpa Colorado, are a hunting, drinking, fishing, old-fashioned duo who are, thanks to C.J., newly-committed to learning about all of this sexuality and gender stuff.  Their family photo albums are filled with photos of men, all … Continue reading

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They Know, Though They Don’t Understand

C.J.’s Dad and me: So, when we get home from Colorado we have to unpack, pack, drop the boys off with Pa and Grandma Grab Bags and, then, we are headed to San Diego. Grandma and Grandpa Colorado: What are … Continue reading

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And, the Handsome in Pink Winner is……

Last week I announced a giveaway from Handsome In Pink. Thanks to everybody who checked out the Handsome In Pink website and entered to win! The super lucky winner is commenter #54, Jesse R.! Congrats, Jesse, C.J. picked your name … Continue reading

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