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little did u know (part 2)

The little did u know podcast is produced by Matthew Charles, transracial adoptee, poet, and activist. I had the great pleasure of conversing with Matthew Zoom-wise for a few hours, and those conversations resulted in the current podcast as well … Continue reading

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little did u know (part 1)

The little did u know podcast is produced by Matthew Charles, transracial adoptee, poet, and activist. I had the great pleasure of conversing with Matthew Zoom-wise for a few hours, and those conversations resulted in the current podcast and the … Continue reading

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“Threads of Feeling”.

Originally posted on Transracialeyes:
When mothers left babies at London’s Foundling Hospital in the mid-18th century, the Hospital often retained a small token as a means of identification, usually a piece of fabric. Each scrap of material reflects the life…

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The New Abolition: Ending Adoption in Our Time

The discussion of adoption is stuck in morass of dueling narratives vying for importance. Purposefully overlooked are the historical, economic, and political underpinnings of adoption, and how adoption narratives and the way they are mediated are manifestations of these.

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Re-evaluating Adoption: Validating the Local

This article was written after the scandalous kidnapping of Chadian children by a dubiously named French NGO Arche de Zoë. It examines a current view of adoption removed from the false mythological framework of family creation and analyzes it from … Continue reading

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