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Gay parents in Brighton

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lelola Sun 26-Oct-08 15:40:16

Hi there! w are really keen to start our family but i was just hoping to here from other gay mums in the brighton area and any advice. how you fit in, other mums, schools and groups etc?

policywonk Sun 26-Oct-08 15:44:41

Hi lelola - I used to live in Brighton and knew a lot of gay parents who were members of a local organisation called Rainbow Families. They spoke very highly of it and seemed to make a lot of social connections through it.

I'm not gay myself, but the couples I knew used the playgroups around Kemp Town/Queens Park/Lewes Road/Fiveways without any incident. Gay families are pretty common in Brighton!

policywonk Sun 26-Oct-08 15:48:01

Rainbow Families website

sunnydelight Mon 27-Oct-08 03:48:54

I'm now in Sydney but when I lived in Brighton most of the gay parents I knew sent their kids to Queen's Park primary (very small school though so you now need to live practically on the doorstep!). One of the nice things about Brighton is the fact that most people you come across when having/raising kids won't have the "family = mummy, daddy and baby" thing going on.

lelola Tue 28-Oct-08 10:46:43

Hiya, thanks all for your comments. Yeah, I know we are pretty lucky living in Brighton! And its funny - I am pretty much on the doorstep of the Queens Park school so thats a bonus!

HeatherD1975 Mon 24-Sep-12 14:54:33

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