If you felt uncomfortable or outraged reading about the Myka Stauffer adoption case, here’s why: The unique factor about Myka Stauffer is the culmination of almost every adoption trope and controversial practice that there is no room left to say what they, as adoptive parents, did well. This case is about Huxley and the Stauffer family, but it is also about the public’s desperation to believe in the fantasy of adoption and anger at being shown the truth of what can, and often does, go wrong.
Around the U.S., people have been outraged by the Trump administration’s policy of separating children from their families when detained at the southern border. Our nation’s collective heart broke when […]
Rehoming of adopted children is a despicable practice that has landed many children in the hands of pedophiles and abusers. As Wisconsin leads the nation in passing a law that […]
It’s time to demand more transparent adoption practices so that we know children being adopted don’t have living family who want to raise them and so that no child is […]