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How Rainbow Kids Are Stepping Up and Speaking Out with Felicity Marlowe

In Episode 46: How Rainbow Kids are actively campaigning for their families’ rights, and how schools can better support them. Also, why personal stories are key to changing hearts and minds. 

Episode 46

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Episode Guest

  • Felicity Marlowe is from Rainbow Families Victoria. She has 3 children with her partner, Sarah.

Quick Guide

  • Felicity introduces herself
  • Learning from past activism
  • What is a Rainbow Family?
  • Issues faced by Rainbow Families in schools
  • Approaching schools, as a Rainbow Parent
  • Advice for Teachers
  • The agency of Rainbow Kids
  • What Rainbow Kids say about their teachers
  • How schools can respond to resistance (to LGBTIQ-related issues)
  • Political campaigning with kids | Kids involvement in campaigning
  • The diversity of Rainbow kids
  • How Rainbow Families take care of each other – when hatred and bigotry are prominent
  • Advice for Allies (how to support Rainbow Families)
  • Felicity’s Key learnings from a life in activism
  • The power of personal stories – to bring about societal change
  • Why working across points of difference matters
  • Spotlight Segment: Sarah
  • Twists & Turns Segment: Self indulgence and activism
  • Closing Remarks
  • The Right Track Segment: The overwhelming community support for Rainbow Families

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