Tag Archive for: adoption

The Struggle to Build a Family

LGBTQ+ content is made possible by Ellie Krug Nancy Lyons…

Orphans of Skynet

A Korean Adoptee Meditates on the Science Fiction Poetics…

Of daughters, mothers, distance and healing

Kelly Fern (Photo courtesy of Kelly Fern) Kelly Fern will…

Out in rural Minnesota: Jessi Tebben and Ashley Schuman build family-despite challenges

Jessi Tebben (left) Ashley Schuman (Courtesy Photo) Both…

We’re from HERE

"Despite assimilating culturally, however, our Korean features were often markers of our 'otherness.' Judged by outward physical markers, we must justify and explain our presence in Minnesota, answering the often-asked question, 'So, where are you from?' HERE answers that question. "

Family found

Jackie Maher and Katie DeCosse, birthmother and daughter, reunite…

Feminist lens on adoption

"Adoption is defined by American ethnocentrism. What 'we' do is right. We have the solution for everything. We can take better care of these children than you can."

‘Our hip, cool nun’

It would be 57 years before Sister Justina found out her birth name and learned why her mother abandoned her in a basket outside an orphanage.

Incidentally Single, Intentionally Mothers

Women are increasingly choosing to become parents without partners. Who are they, why are they choosing single motherhood, and what do they have to say about it?

Secret mothers

Pregnant and unwed pre-Roe v. Wade, many were forced to hide their pregnancies and surrender their babies

Tag Archive for: adoption