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.
I met up with a friend recently for a morning tea before work. Though we had seen each other frequently, they had all been rather quick passings that hadn’t allowed […]
Hello all, Sorry I’ve been absent for a while. It’s been an extremely busy winter applying to graduate school and fellowships. I’m excited to announce that I was admitted to […]
While scrolling through my newsfeed on Facebook today, I saw a post by Second Chance Adoptions shared in a group of which I am a member. The post was advertising […]
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 […]
From the comical adoption of Kristoff by a family of stone trolls in Disney’s Frozen, to the brief mentioning of the two dysfunctional sisters in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine being […]