Category Archives: Pregnancy

ELLE Features Androgynous Maternity Clothing Line

Boxers from Butchbaby & Co.

ELLE, one of the leading fashion magazine in the world, has just revealed sketches of the new androgynous maternity (“alternity”) clothing line from Butchbaby & Co. and posted a fantastic interview with the founders. Gender-nonconforming fashion is fashion indeed. Catch a sneak peek after the jump here, too.

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NPR Misleads in Article on Pregnant Transgender Men

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NPR reported a few days ago on a new study of transgender men who have been pregnant. The author tries to be sympathetic to the challenges they face, but risks confusing people about the difference between being transgender and being a butch lesbian.

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Pregnant LGBQ Women Wanted for Study on Postpartum Well-Being

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One of the social scientists I (and many others) cite often when it comes to LGBQ parents and our kids is Dr. Abbie Goldberg of Clark University. She’s conducting a new study on postpartum well-being in sexual minority women, and is looking for pregnant women partnered with other women. Know any (including yourself)? Read on.

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Guest Post: Parenting Is the Great Equalizer

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I’m very pleased to bring you a guest post today by Dawn Dais, author of The Sh!t No One Tells You: A Guide to Surviving Your Baby’s First Year, which I reviewed earlier this week. Dawn is a lesbian mom, but wrote the book for a general audience, because . . . well, I’ll let her explain.

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Building Bridges, One Dirty Diaper at a Time

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I’ve long said that LGBT parents and non-LGBT parents are more alike than different. There’s no “lesbian” way to change a diaper, for example (unless perhaps you make them yourself out of old flannel shirts). It should come as no surprise then, that a new book about the first year of parenthood, aimed at a mainstream audience, happens to have been written by a lesbian mom.

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