Adoption and women.

Arline’s comment (“here is a shout that will stand up for millions of women and freedom for adoptees”) set me to thinking about the role of women on both sides of the adoption event/divide, in the sense that it maps on to a support for adoption from the so-called “progressive” end of the political spectrum […]

Alternatives to “Polite Conversations”

Some time ago (24 August 2011), Daniel posed the question here: One of the key aspects of reframing the discussion and allowing our voice to be heard is to not speak in the defensive. Since this is expected, even in the question-and-answer format, speaking up and out without necessarily answering anyone becomes very important. Beyond […]