Lesbians raising sons :

Lesbians raising sons : an anthology / edited by Jess Wells. - 1st ed. - Los Angeles, Calif. : Alyson Books, 1997. - xv, 220 p. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-187).

On the way to the water / Fighting for the rights of mermaids / Some queer straight talk on adoption / Raising sons with emotion / Born on foreign soil / Man child : a black lesbian feminist's response (excerpt) / Every mother's son / Black, and white, and all the colors in between / Lesbian fathers / The uncles' club / Back to the village / Outside the inside / The myth of the male role model / Growing up to be loving / Marbalo, lesbian separatism, and neutering male cats / Piercing times / How we ended up with four sons and only one daughter, and what happened then / The circle of love : a letter to Mikey / Snakes and snails / Your mom looks like Superman / Having something in common / To raise a future man / Or not / Balancing / Here comes the groom / Declared not fit / Custody / Children in lesbian and gay families : theories and evidence / The men in my life / Wings / Lesbians, sons, and the courts / An unsent letter / Choices / Fighting for our children : an interview with Sharon Bottoms / Sara Asch -- Harriet Alpert -- Jenifer Levin -- Laura K. Hamilton -- Jess Wells -- Audre Lorde -- Robin Morgan -- Loree Cook-Daniels -- Karen X. Tulchinsky -- Christina Starr -- Grace Woodacre -- Lillian Faderman -- Cheryl Deaner -- Carole Morton -- Ruthann Robson -- Cindy Rizzo -- Merril Mushroom -- Karen Bellavance-Grace -- Ellen Grabiner -- Ilsa Jule -- Laura Davis -- Sara Michele Crusade -- Leslie Lawrence -- Tara Prince-Hughes -- Pearlie McNeill -- Minnie Bruce Pratt -- Shelley Adler -- Susan Golombok and Fiona Tasker -- Lisa Orta -- Janell Moon -- Kate Kendell -- Martha Miller -- Tryna Hope -- Tziva Gover.

1555834108 (acid-free paper) 9781555834104

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Lesbian mothers--United States.
Mothers and sons--United States.
Child rearing--United States.

HQ75.53 / .L48 1997

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