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

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112862
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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Far from the tree: Parents, children, and the search for identity

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112354
Solomon, Andrew. Toronto, ON: Scribner , 2012. (Book) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
GK 600 SOL 2012
prodigies, who are conceived in rape, who become criminals, who are transgender. While each of these characteristics is potentially isolating, the experience of difference within families is universal, as are the triumphs of love Solomon documents in every chapter.
Title
Far from the tree: Parents, children, and the search for identity
Author
Solomon, Andrew
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Scribner
Year Published
2012
Physical Description
Hardcover: 702 p.
Topics
Parenting Children with Developmental Disabilities
Parenting Children with Disabilities
Relationships
Parenting
Parenting Children with Physical Disabilities
Abstract
Andrew Solomon tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children but also find profound meaning in doing so. He writes about families coping with deafness, dwarfism, Down syndrome, autism, schizophrenia, multiple severe disabilities, with children who are prodigies, who are conceived in rape, who become criminals, who are transgender. While each of these characteristics is potentially isolating, the experience of difference within families is universal, as are the triumphs of love Solomon documents in every chapter.
ISBN
9780743236713
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GK 600 SOL 2012
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Missing
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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