by Lindsey O-Pries This week is National Infertility Awareness Week. It also marks the 3rd anniversary since my partner’s first artificial insemination. It will mark the 4th Mother’s Day that has passed without a baby for my partner and I. As a longtime activist who works towards reproductive … [Read more...] about On infertility, grief, and hope
As Chris Gottlieb wrote for the NY Times Motherlode blog, even for women of privilege, mothering is a minefield of judgment—judgment which increases exponentially for women who don’t fit the Betty Draper picture of white, married, hetero, cis-gender, able-bodied, middle-class motherhood. I’ve had … [Read more...] about The Job of Motherhood: All the Performance Reviews and None of the Benefits.