Tag Archives: international adoption

On adoption activism (IV).

In a blog post by Rebecca Hawkes at “Sea Glass and Other Fragments” [link], I have been referred to as a “burnt-out activist adoptee”, seemingly by virtue of my own words. I think this discussion of those who speak as … Continue reading

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On the denial of our adoptions.

The recent comment that I received here on the blog reminded me of this response that originally appeared at the Dissident Voice web site in reply to the first article I wrote about adoption, which was also published (in Arabic) … Continue reading

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On adoption activism (III).

This post is taken from one that originally went up at Transracial Eyes; at the time I promised to expand on it publicly, so finally this is seeing the light of day. The question there from a fellow adoptee asks … Continue reading

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On adoption activism (II).

In her reply to the previous post, Laura Dennis asks how to overcome the divisions that separate us; how to move from the purely personal to something more “just”. I appreciate her reply very much because it is indeed a … Continue reading

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On adoption activism.

What is the future of adoption activism? What should be the focus of those who advocate for adoptee rights, the rights of children to know their origins, the rights of such children’s parents to maintain or re-establish filiation? It seems … Continue reading

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Why is it common for adoptive parents to be ridiculed?

This is the 11th question in the series: “Anti-adoption month: 30 answers to 30 questions on adoption” [link].

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Can someone please tell me more about the darkside of adoption?

This is the second question in the series: “Anti-adoption month: 30 answers to 30 questions on adoption” [link].

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