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Raising my rainbow: Adventures in raising a fabulous, gender creative son

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Duron, Lori, Harris, Neil Patrick (foreword), Burtka, David (foreword). New York, NY: Broadway Books , 2013. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GA 600 DUR 2013
Raising My Rainbow is Lori Duron's frank, heartfelt, and brutally funny account of her and her family's adventures of distress and happiness raising a gender-creative son. Whereas her older son, Chase, is a Lego-loving, sports-playing boy's boy, her younger son, C.J., would much rather twirl around…
Title
Raising my rainbow: Adventures in raising a fabulous, gender creative son
Author
Duron, Lori
Harris, Neil Patrick (foreword)
Burtka, David (foreword)
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Broadway Books
Year Published
2013
Physical Description
Softcover: 278 p.
Topics
Gender Reassignment
Sexual Health
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Issues
Children's Self-Identity
Young Adults Sexuality
LGBT
Abstract
Raising My Rainbow is Lori Duron's frank, heartfelt, and brutally funny account of her and her family's adventures of distress and happiness raising a gender-creative son. Whereas her older son, Chase, is a Lego-loving, sports-playing boy's boy, her younger son, C.J., would much rather twirl around in a pink sparkly tutu, with a Disney Princess in each hand while singing Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi."
C.J. is gender variant or gender nonconforming, whichever you prefer. Whatever the term, Lori has a boy who likes girl stuff - really likes girl stuff. He floats on the gender-variation spectrum from super-macho-masculine on the left all the way to super-girly-feminine on the right. He's not all pink and not all blue. He's a muddled mess or a rainbow creation. Lori and her family choose to see the rainbow.
ISBN
9780770437725
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GA 600 DUR 2013
copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Combs, Bobbie, Rappa, Brian (Illustrator), Rappa, Desiree (Illustrator). Ridley Park, PA: Two Lives Publishing , 2000. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR GA 600 COM 2000
It's family fun from A to Z in this alphabet book that shows kids and their parents laughing, playing and enjoying family life. All of the brilliant watercolors depict families headed by gays and lesbians. "C is for cookies. Both of my dads know how to make great chocolate chip cookies." "L is for …
Title
ABC: A family alphabet book
Author
Combs, Bobbie
Rappa, Brian (Illustrator)
Rappa, Desiree (Illustrator)
Place
Ridley Park, PA
Publisher
Two Lives Publishing
Year Published
2000
Physical Description
Paperback: 34 pages
Topics
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Issues
LGBT
Abstract
It's family fun from A to Z in this alphabet book that shows kids and their parents laughing, playing and enjoying family life. All of the brilliant watercolors depict families headed by gays and lesbians. "C is for cookies. Both of my dads know how to make great chocolate chip cookies." "L is for lunch. We always pack a picnic lunch when my moms take me to the beach."
ISBN
978-0967446813
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR GA 600 COM 2000
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Available
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Kilodavis, Cheryl, Desimone, Suzanne (illustration). New York, NY: Aladdin. An imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division , 2010. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR GA 600 KIL 2010
Dyson loves pink, sparkly things. Sometimes he wears dresses. Sometimes he wears jeans. He likes to wear his princess tiara, even when climbing trees. He's a Princess Boy. ; Inspired by the author's son, and by her own initial struggles to understand, this is a heart-warming book about unconditiona…
Title
My princess boy
Subtitle
A mom's story about a young boy who loves to dress up
Author
Kilodavis, Cheryl
Desimone, Suzanne (illustration)
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Aladdin. An imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
Hardcover: 36 p.
Topics
Gender Reassignment
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Issues
Children's Self-Identity
LGBT
Abstract
Dyson loves pink, sparkly things. Sometimes he wears dresses. Sometimes he wears jeans. He likes to wear his princess tiara, even when climbing trees. He's a Princess Boy.
Inspired by the author's son, and by her own initial struggles to understand, this is a heart-warming book about unconditional love and one remarkable family. It is also a call for tolerance and an end to bullying and judgments. The world is a brighter place when we accept everyone for who they are.
ISBN
9781442429888
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR GA 600 KIL 2010
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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