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'Queer Families' Tagged Posts

Buying Internet Sperm

August 23, 2017

In which our heroes seek out, fret over, and procure sperm.

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Exciting News!

August 17, 2017

Sometimes, the smallest things are the biggest.

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Free Trans/ Genderqueer/ Intersex Health Clinic

March 14, 2015

I’m so excited to announce that I will be working with Jaqxun Darlin, the newest (only other) trans midwife in Portland, and Angela Carter ND, offering health care including Pap smears and STI testing for trans, genderqueer, and intersex folks. Clinics will be held once monthly at Asha Wellness. We will take insurance, but otherwise […]

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Switching Roles

February 1, 2013

So I’m ready to publicly, officially let you all know that I’m pregnant.  Due August 2013.  Now I’m moving from the midwife role to the midwifery client role, which is so much fun, and provides a lot of insight for me clinically. I started by asking my best friend to be my sperm donor.  We’d […]

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Queer Co-Nursing Research Results!

May 15, 2012

Phew! My research paper has been finalized and approved! Thank you for all your help and support. My work focuses on queer parents (including lesbian, bisexual and transgender participants) who share nursing of one or more children. The final paper can be read here: Two-Parent Co-Nursing in Queer Families. Copy-pasting from a word doc to […]

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Two-Parent Co-Nursing in Queer Families: Research Questionnaire

March 1, 2012

You may remember my call-out post Seeking Lesbian and Trans Families for Co-Nursing Research. Well, I mailed out my research questionnaire today, and I’m nervous! This project has taken up most of my time since I’ve started, so it will be nice to have a tiny break while I’m waiting to hear back from some […]

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Seeking Lesbian and Trans Families for Co-Nursing Research

December 16, 2011

Hello, all. This winter I’ll be wrapping up my research project for my BS in Midwifery. This means I’ve done all the preliminary work, and I’m ready to do the actual research! My project is on co-nursing, also called shared breastfeeding/ chestfeeding, in queer families. To participate, families need to have two parents actively nursing […]

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