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!
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!
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!
We are still struggling to recover from this first week in China which was incredible and very very intense. A few hours before our departure, on August 8, our Chinese contact in Beijing writes us (on WeChat, the Chinese messenger / Facebook) to tell us that several couples or LGBT families wish to welcome us… Read More An incredible week