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Pride and Parenting: Gay Fatherhood in America

In her new book, Gay Fatherhood: Narratives of Family and Citizenship in America, Ellen Lewin investigates the nuances of gay adoption and describes the many challenges gay men face—from the “family values” Right as much as from the “radical queer” Left—as they actively seek to become parents.

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All the Help I Can Get: Thoughts on Brain Development, Dinner, and Let’s Talk Month

This month, October, is Let’s Talk Month, during which we at Planned
Parenthood focus on helping families to make stronger connections and
to talk honestly and openly about sexual health and relationships.

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Eight Months On, HHS Still Peddles Abstinence-Only

The department of Health and Human Services is running a new TV commercial that tells parents “you don’t have to tell (your children) about ‘the parts’… just tell (them) to wait.”

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CPC’s & Adoption vs. Abortion

CPC’s are not just right wing or left wing. It crosses both sides of the fence. Adoption is not the panacea of abortion.

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Not All Trees Are Meant to Bear Fruit: Laura Scott on Living Childless by Choice

Laura Scott’s newly published Two is Enough: A Couple’s Guide to Living Childless by Choice is a qualitative look at what motivates couples to decide that their two-person families are already just the right size.

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Parenting with Dignity: Part One in a Series

Creating a comprehensive approach to the reproductive health and parenting needs of women is an important policy objective in its own right, regardless of any potential subsequent effect on the abortion rate.

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Texas Workshops Help Parents Talk Sex

And now, some positive news about sexual education in Texas.

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Education and Pregnancy: Mutually Exclusive?

Pregnant and parenting college students need support. Can advocates on both sides of the abortion debate come together to support the Pregnant and Parenting Student Services Act?

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Mother’s Day, at an Abortion Clinic

Escorts stand shoulder to shoulder, bound to strangers in an effort to offer a kind word or two to clients who are exercising their right to make a compassionate, informed, responsible decision, a motherly choice.

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Barriers to Home Birth Fall in Washington State

Thanks to a history of expansive access to midwifery care and a number of big legislative gains, low-income women in Washington State now have more birthing options than most women around the country.

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