Tag Archives: lgbtq

For Educators, Parents, Students and Others: Arcadia University – 2013 Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference

Thanks to Raising My Rainbow for this great information. Philadelphia area educators, parents, students, and anyone else interested in making schools safe for LGBT kids, this might be the conference for you. Arcadia University – 2013 Creating Safe and Welcoming … Continue reading

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Raising My Rainbow: I Don’t Expect To Be A Grandmother

Another great piece by Raising My Rainbow, shedding great light on the mine fields of parental expectations and the childhood experiences that can influence them. As always, the humility and openness with which C.J.’s mom writes about her struggles and … Continue reading

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It’s Hard Enough for an LGBT Kid Without Adding Forced Outing to the Mix

What is it with the extreme right? If their efforts to undermine the rights of some fall short of their expectations, they just move on to target someone else? Someone with less clout or who’s more vulnerable? That seems to … Continue reading

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Huge Vassar College Fundraiser For The Trevor Project

Kudos to Vassar for taking the high road in response to Westboro Baptist Church’s hateful statements! Westboro Baptist Church Prompts Huge Vassar College Fundraiser For The Trevor Project.

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Happiness Is… Being Yourself, Being Accepted, Being Loved… Being Fabulous!

C.J.’s Birthday Party Success brings a smile to my face. Wishing everyone out there exactly the kind of birthdays you want — be they sparkly, camouflaged, rainbow, pinwheels, or whatever — surrounded by people you love!

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A Wish for Parental Understanding and Support for All Children

Another must-read from CJ’s mom: Dear C.J.’s Kindergarten Teacher. I’ve posted a couple of other pieces from Raising My Rainbow because I always find the words of C.J.’s mom touching, informative, inspiring and sometimes humorous, too. ¬†This posting, a letter … Continue reading

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