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Racializing the family: developing Anti-Oppression parenting philosophies

I have to tell you, writing this first post has been quite a challenge. I’ve been on a no sleep marathon thanks to the arrival of pearly whites in the mouth of our 8 month old. I’m suffering from post-partum brain fog – “honey, can you get me the thingamajiggy […]

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Who’s his real mom?

Trista is a hard act to follow, but I have to start somewhere. When Liza invited me to join the team over here at lesbian family dot org, I was both flattered and panicked. What would I write about? Did I have anything new to add to the conversation about […]

Family / Parenting

Call for Papers

Hi all! I am working on an introductory post (trying to follow the amazing one written by Trista!) but I wanted to make sure I sent this around before the deadline. CALL FOR PAPERS Demeter Press is seeking submissions for an edited collection on QUEER PARENTING Publication Date: Fall, 2008 […]

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Deep Breath… and… PLUNGE! (take two)

I had the most fantastic introductory post written.  Really, it was a thing of beauty.  It started off with the sentences: “In June 2005, I was unemployed, overly isolated, incredibly depressed, and expecting a child with my partner, Kristin.  I’d been these things for quite a while as we had […]