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February 2012 Blog Posts (4)


When I was a bit younger I tried on lots of different selves...

It was a subject of great angst... I didn't feel like I fitted well in my skin.

Now I see my kids experimenting with who they are and how they fit... and I'm surprised that I no longer spend a great deal of time questioning my identity.

Is it because I don't care what anyone thinks anymore?

Or that I feel secure and loved with the handful of people that count...…


Added by Sonja Vivienne on February 6, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments

Support for Presumption of Parentage for same-sex couples

Hi All,

I wanted to post an update after the Let’s Get Equal meeting Wednesday night. A number of issues relating to the presumption of parentage for same-sex parents were discussed and we have some direction in terms of what the next steps are. I have created a Facebook group that will hopefully enable us to communicate a little easier however I will continue to post any important updates or call outs on the mailing list or…

Added by Katherine Taylor on February 2, 2012 at 21:58 — No Comments

A New Year and a new story

Well it's a new year and I have noticed that I need to finish last years blog on my daughters IDAHO Day experience. But before I do I thought I would share with you what happened on a 'family' outing to Victor Harbor during the school hols.


Three same-sex families went to lunch at the Victor hotel....three sets of mummies with three kids between us aged 18 months, 5 years and 6 years, Riley being the oldest. There was a playroom and Riley got chatting to some slightly older…


Added by Sophie Pointer on February 2, 2012 at 8:11 — 1 Comment

Pondering new digital story... keep me company?

Hi all

I've been involved in Rainbow Family Tree as a 'curator' since the beginning. Sometimes it's a bit tricky wearing multiple 'hats' - as a workshop facilitator, researcher, digital storyteller, not to mention mum, daughter, girlfriend etc.

I've been thinking a lot about how we go about inventing who we are and how we perform different roles for different people in different contexts. I guess most of us think about this at least a little when we do a…


Added by Sonja Vivienne on February 1, 2012 at 8:29 — 2 Comments

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