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Friday Fodder: Rainbows At Play Edition

One week ago, we launched Rainbows At Play – an online community where families raising gender creative kids and/or allies can connect to playdate and find fierceness in numbers.  The response has been overwhelming, exhausting and exhilarating. In the first … Continue reading

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A Mother Wants Your Advice

Hi Everybody!  I recently received an email from a mother who wants advice from fellow readers of my blog.  Following is her email.  If you have any advice for her, please leave a comment at the end of this post. … Continue reading

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We All Have A Book Inside Of Us Waiting To Be Written

In June, early copies of my book arrived and I wrote a letter to introduce it to booksellers.  With the release of my book exactly one week away, I thought I’d let you read what I wrote to the people … Continue reading

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C.J.’s Brother Comes Out

C.J.’s Brother is 10 and he has come out.  He is straight. Months ago we had a family date night.  The four of us went out for Chinese food and, then, I needed to walk next door to the grocery … Continue reading

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My Son Is Not Blue He Is Pink

In honor of LGBT Families Day (June 3, 2013), GLAAD contacted me and asked me to publish something on a topic related to LGBT families.  Instead of a blog post, I wrote the following poem. My son is not blue … Continue reading

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LGBTQ Politics on the Playground

I admit it; I can very easily get myself all worked up when people talk ignorantly about LGBTQ issues.  Even when the person talking ignorantly is five years old.  I should have more self-control, but I don’t.  So there. “Mom, … Continue reading

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I Wrote a Book

It’s time for me to come out.  My name is Lori and for nearly two and a half years now you’ve known me as the blogger C.J.’s Mom.  And, now I’m an author.  Or, I will be on September 3, … Continue reading

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Which Straight Parent Gives Sex Talk To Gay Child?

I was in fifth grade.  I boarded the school bus and a sixth grade girl asked me if I was virgin. “No,” I said giving her a dirty look and finding a seat.  That sounded like a terrible thing to … Continue reading

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Reflections: Raising My Rainbow Turns Two

Well, hello there 2013, what do you have in store for us this year? A friend of mine doesn’t like odd-numbered years because they are typically unlucky for her.  I thought back on my odd-numbered years.  My odd-numbered years include … Continue reading

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Come Out Of The Closet Son…Then Go Back In…

Sixteen months ago I asked a question that got a decent amount of attention on the internet: “Do you think that it is possible for a homosexual person to not have to come out of the closet.  I don’t mean … Continue reading

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