Tag Archives: gender nonconforming

Sharing A Disney Princess Memory with Your Gender Non-Conforming Son

Lori Duron is a mom to a gender non-confirming child, C.J. She writes about her experiences at her blog entitled Raising My Rainbow. In an excerpt from one of her posts below, Lori gives us an example of how to … Continue reading

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Video Review: Tom Goss’s ‘Illuminate the Dark’

Aside from the message of not being judgmental based on appearances, I really like that this video has one of my favorite bloggers, Lori Duron, as a participant. Duron is the mother of a gender non-conforming boy. In her words, … Continue reading

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Quotes of the Day: Bullying, Backpacks and Gender Politics

…I have a son who is seven and carries a Monster High backpack to school everyday. I guess it’s a “girls backpack.” I mean, it’s marketed mostly to girls, but he has never needed a vagina to operate it, so … Continue reading

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Introducing Rainbows At Play!

Originally posted on Raising My Rainbow:
It all started years ago when we went looking for other families like our own — families raising gender bending boys who like wearing skirts and playing with dolls. We came up with nothing…until…

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Gender Non-Conforming Playgroup Networking: Help Start it Up

Lori Duron, mother of a gender non-conforming child and author of the blog Raising My Rainbow, posts a query about what might be the best way to facilitate a network of playgroups for other gender-non conforming/creative children. From her blog … Continue reading

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Gender Politics and Toys

The below editorial post was written by Laurie Duron, blogger of Raising My Rainbow, which chronicles Duron’s journey as she raises a “boy who likes girl stuff.” While the editorial was written for Christmas, the message within it is relevant … Continue reading

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Meet Rainbow Mom Lori Duron, Mother of a Gender Nonconforming Child

Lori Duron is the blogger for Raising My Rainbow. The blog is Lori’s thoughts about raising a gender nonconforming child. For a long time Lori was anonymous; knowing only as mom or Rainbow mom. Now, that’s changed. After blogging about … Continue reading

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Meet Rainbow Dad: My Son Wear’s Dresses; Get Over It

Matt Duron is the husband of Raising my Rainbow blogger, Lori Duron and father to their son C.J. a gender nonconforming boy. C.J. loves things sparkly, sassy, the color pink and often chooses to dress in clothes that would be typically be termed … Continue reading

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Gender Spectrum Conference: An Update from Lori Duron

The Gender Spectrum Conference occurred July 12-14, 2013 in Berkley, Calif. Gender Spectrum’s mission is “provides education, training and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens.” Lori Duron, author of the blog, … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Dads Standing Up For Their Kids

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Gender Nonconforming people know all too frequently the stories of families that reject their children, but hope lies on the horizon for a turn-around in these types of stories. Advocate.com reports on one such tale. … Continue reading

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