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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, 0 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 On Loan, due September 20, 2019
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Jimenez, Karleen Pendleton. Toronto, ON: Green Dragon Press , 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 JIM 2000
Children spend a lot of time debating with each other over what makes a boy a boy and a girl a girl. It's a time of choices. It's a time of creating themselves. It could be a time for blending and embracing the many ways they express themselves, but it is too often a time of narrowing the possibili…
Title
Are you a boy or a girl?
Author
Jimenez, Karleen Pendleton
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Green Dragon Press
Year Published
2000
Physical Description
Paperback; 16 pages
Topics
Gender Reassignment
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Issues
Children's Self-Identity
LGBT
Abstract
Children spend a lot of time debating with each other over what makes a boy a boy and a girl a girl. It's a time of choices. It's a time of creating themselves. It could be a time for blending and embracing the many ways they express themselves, but it is too often a time of narrowing the possibilities of who they can be. This book enters into this conversation and opens it up. It is the story of a child thinking through who she is, a child learning through her mother's love how to be both strong and soft.
ISBN
1896781144
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 JIM 2000
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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