Tag Archives: family

Committing to the politics of awareness

Guest blogger Anna Bianchi is a creative activist, writer, workshop teacher and change guide, and a grandmother with a 4-year-old grandson who is exploring female gender identity. Here Anna explores the role she has in society that only became apparent through having a gay son and a grandson exploring female gender identity. Anna’s blog: www.anna-courageousliving.com/writing-from-life…
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National Adoption Week

National Adoption Week promotes adoption to all walks of life. Previously run by BAAF, the week is now run by adoption information service First 4 Adoption. Look out for gay parents in the press speaking positively to promote LGBT adoption. They have pledged to retweet all tweets with the hashtag #NationalAdoptionWeek so get tweeting your…
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Our lesbian parenting story in the tabloids…

Will we be in the gutter? I was interviewed for a tabloid’s Sunday magazine recently. When the request came in we were very wary, but the article celebrates modern day mums and focuses on diversity. They needed a lesbian mum and we felt it was an important place for a positive example of same-sex parenting.…
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A tribute to looked after children for their resilience

Guest blogger Anna Bianchi is a creative activist, writer, workshop teacher and change guide, as well as a grandmother with a 4-year-old grandson who is exploring female gender identity. Anna's last post exploring supporting her grandson's gender identity expression through courageous parenting created quite a bit of debate. Here, in her second blog post, Anna…
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L Fest 2015: review

Camping as grown-ups! Sharon Redrobe, her partner Louise, and their son Jake have been to L Fest every year so far. This year Jake was with family so We Are Family magazine sent Sharon and Louise to enjoy the festival as a couple. Here’s Sharon’s  verdict… “This was our first child free camping trip and…
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Rainbow family holiday: a review

In issue 8 of We Are Family magazine our editor considers what it takes for her family to feel comfortable on holiday. Sands Resort in Cornwall did a great job of it - here's Hannah's review. Review: Sands Resort in Porth, Cornwall We headed to Sands Resort in Porth, Cornwall for a two-night spa stay;…
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Kids Of Gay Parents Speak Out

A short film from Team Angelica & Stonewall, 2013

Clear, honest, cute kids talk about their lives and their families. We love this - it's a simple message: Parents are Parents. Family is Family. Love is Love.

Video of the Month: July 2015

Supporting my grandson as he explores his identity

Guest blogger Anna Bianchi is a creative activist, writer, workshop teacher and change guide, and a grandmother with a 4-year-old grandson who is exploring female gender identity. Here Anna reflects on her own conditioning and honouring Reuben's* journey. Anna’s blog: www.anna-courageousliving.com/writing-from-life Reuben’s powder blue princess dress is bunched up over his thighs as he sits…
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Sharing my story

My first official 'talk' to share my story - and the Routes to Parenthood Show Last weekend I got to meet myself 12 years ago - several times! The We Are Family team trekked to Manchester for the Routes to Parenthood show – the second in a new series of regional shows. We had a…
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