Rainbows are…nature’s way of smiling at us all. Rainbow flags…celebrate love, hope, diversity, and acceptance.

Rainbow flags celebrate rainbow families: families with two moms or two dads. Each color in the rainbow flag has a meaning.  Hear author, Michael Genhart, PhD, read Rainbow: A First Book of Pride aloud and learn what each stripe of the flag means.

Read a piece Dr. Genhart wrote about writing Rainbow: A First Book of Pride here.

by Michael Genhart, PhD

This Article's Author

Michael Genhart, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in San Francisco. He is the acclaimed author of many picture books, including Love is Love, I See You, Ouch! Moments, So Many Smarts!, Cake & I Scream!, Mac & Geeez!, Peanut Butter & Jellyous, among other titles. He lives with his rainbow family in Marin County, California.

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  • Rainbow: A First Book of Pride

    by Michael Genhart, PhD

    A must-have primer for young readers and a great gift for pride events and throughout the year, beautiful colors all together make a rainbow in Rainbow: A First Book of Pride.

    This is a sweet ode to rainbow families, and an affirming display of a parent’s love for their child and a child’s love for their parents.

    With bright colors and joyful families, this book celebrates LGBTQ+ pride and reveals the colorful meaning behind each rainbow stripe.

    Readers will celebrate the life, healing, light, nature, harmony, and spirit that the rainbows in this book will bring.