Could you tell us about yourself and your family?My funky little family consists of my son (Little Padraig), and my two partners (Big Padraig and Nic), and me. All three of us adults are some flavor of gender non-conforming–I am a trans man, Nic is non-binary trans masculine (identifies as masculine-of-center but not male), and…

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A small qualitative study published in the March 2017 issue of Perspective, the journal of Britain’s National Childbirth Trust (NCT), focused on the experiences of the non-birth mother in a lesbian partnership. The hetero-normative language used around pregnancy and birth was a meta-theme that arose within each sub-theme the researcher identified. For the purposes of…

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