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Lesbians choosing motherhood

Lesbians choosing motherhood

legal implications of donor insemination and co-parenting

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Published by National Center for Lesbian Rights in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artificial insemination, Human -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Lesbian mothers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
  • Custody of children -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMaria Gil de Lamadrid, editor.
    ContributionsGil de Lamadrid, Maria., National Center for Lesbian Rights (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 38, [18] p. ;
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14537756M

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"A multiracial feminist analysis of how lesbians make choices about motherhood. This book should be required reading for anyone seriously interested in twenty-first century families." (Maxine Baca Zinn, Michigan State University)Cited by: Lesbians Choosing Motherhood: A Comparative Study of Lesbian and Heterosexual Parents and Their by: Get this from a library.

Lesbians choosing motherhood: legal implications of donor insemination and co-parenting. [Maria Gil de Lamadrid; National Center for Lesbian Rights (U.S.);]. This chapter discusses the experiences of partnered lesbian women who choose motherhood with particular emphasis on access to and experiences of perinatal services.

It explores the process of making the decision to have a baby, various methods of conceiving, pregnancy and birth, and the complexities of same-sex : Brenda Hayman.

This book studies the growing number of lesbian women embarking on parenthood after coming out. Theoretical debates about lesbian motherhood often consider its assimilative or transgressive dimensions. This book offers a different approach, contextualising lesbian motherhood in relation to sexual citizenship and hegemonic discourses of kinshipCited by: ().

Lesbian Women Choosing Motherhood: The Journey to Conception. Journal of GLBT Family Studies: Vol. 11, No.

4, pp. Cited by: Lesbians choosing motherhood: A comparative study of lesbian and heterosexual parents and their children. Abstract; Compared 15 lesbian couples and the 3- to 9-yr-old children born to them through donor insemination with 15 matched, heterosexual-parent families.

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Book Description. Motherhood remains a complex and contested issue in feminist research as well as public discussion. This interdisciplinary volume explores cultural representations of motherhood in various contemporary European contexts, including France, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Spain, and the UK, and it considers how such representations affect the ways in which different individuals and.

Amie Miller's She Looks Just Like You: A Memoir of (Nonbiological Lesbian) Motherhood. My lovely wife and I just found out that we're expecting.

After about a year of trying with a known donor, lots of ups and downs with a low sperm count, and finally getting to a place where we were okay with waiting for a baby, we came as close to a surprise lesbian pregnancy as we think is possible.

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The Lesbian Parenting Book: A Guide to Creating Families and Raising Children (Paperback). Increasingly, lesbian women are choosing to have children in the context of a same-sex relationship, and their journey to conception and on to motherhood involves a range of decisions that are unique to lesbian couples.

While creating a de novo family is burdened with decisions, choosing to be parents was a deliberate and conscious decision made by lesbian women participating in our by: Increasingly, lesbian women are choosing to have children in the context of a same-sex relationship, and their journey to conception and on to motherhood involves a range of decisions that are unique to lesbian.

It isn’t surprising to see a rise in the popularity of shared motherhood. This process of achieving parenthood has “a human undertone of participation” and “collaboration,” something that has been traditionally denied to lesbian and other queer couples.

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