Audio from the session: Beyond parenting.
While the passing of marriage rights for same-sex couples addressed some issues with our adoption laws, these laws are still antiquated and oppressive. There has also been little public discussion of the lived experiences of queer people with children. How do queer parents negotiate bringing up children in a heteronormative world?
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