Direct link to the video Jacqui defines herself in her blog as a “writer, speaker, educator and advocate with more than 25 years’ experience working in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer (LGBTIQ) field”. I contacted Jacqui a year ago to let her know about our project and ask if she would agree… Read More Jacqui Tomlins fights for marriage equality and rainbow families rights in Australia
Direct link to the video If we have one person to thank for making our Australian trip unforgettable, this is Vanessa Gonzales! Thanks to her, our trip wasn’t just about visiting the most beautiful places of Australia, it was about meeting the most beautiful families and people of Australia! Vanessa lives in a suburb of… Read More Let’s meet with Vanessa, co chair of a rainbow families association in Autralia
NEW ARTICLE UPDATED !! Before arriving in Brisbane, we had been contacted by rainbow families. Natacha managed to plan our stay by communicating via messenger with Grace, Kathryn and Jackie who had all offered to host us. Once again we were touched by the generous Australian hospitality. Grace and Suzanne welcomed us into their house… Read More Brisbane with Rainbow Families!
Homosexuality is legal in Vietnam, but homosexual couples are not as well protected as heterosexual couples. As for rainbow or same-sex families, they are very very rare. We contacted different LGBTQI associations in Vietnam and one of them tried to put us in contact with two rainbow families. The latter preferred to remain hidden and… Read More Rainbow families in Vietnam, a subject that goes unnoticed!
Direct link to the video Before we arrived in Hong Kong I contacted the Rainbow Families of Hong Kong Facebook group. Cecile and Claire immediately answered that they were willing to meet us. Cecile is French, Claire is British. They had together Elodie who is now 5 years old. They are currently living in Hong… Read More Love makes a family in Hong Kong – Interview
We stayed in Sydney for about ten days. We like to stay longer in some places to take the time to live like locals! Especially when we have meetings scheduled. We were first welcomed by Diana, a lesbian and feminist we met through Vanessa. We discovered with her her neighborhood of Balmain East. We had… Read More Sydney – A beautiful city by the sea
Our road trip to Sydney (post about the trip here) was punctuated by two meetings with rainbow families. On the coast, in Tathra, we were greeted wonderfully by Neroli, Claire and Eddie (14 years old). We were supposed to come only for dinner and ended up staying for two nights! We had brought the champagne… Read More Rainbow Hospitality in Australia – Tathra – Lawson
Direct link to the video During our visit in Beijing we were happy to meet Rui and her partner Chen as well as their twins Helen and Harry. Rui was my main contact in China and it was thanks to her and her LGBT network that we were able to live this incredible human experience… Read More A chinese Rainbow family who makes things change!
Our stay in Melbourne was marked by the meeting with Jacqui and her family and the interview with Felicity, president of “Rainbow families Victoria”. Jacqui and Sarah welcomed us in their home in Melbourne. The house itself is rainbow, we loved it! We all had a wonderful time. The moms talked a lot and the… Read More Meeting with rainbow families in Melbourne
Before we arrived in Thailand, I tried to reach out to different LGBT associations asking them if they could help me identify Rainbow families. We managed to identify 2 families of lesbians with kids but unfortunately we were not able to meet them face to face. We still wanted to have a testimony from a… Read More Matcha Phorn In, a Thai lesbian, mother and human right educator who is really out and proud!