Lesbian Mothers: Accounts of Gender in American Culture

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Cornell University Press, 1993 - Social Science - 233 pages
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Within a society that long considered "lesbian motherhood" a contradiction in terms, what are the experiences of lesbian mothers today? In this illuminating book, lesbian mothers tell their stories in their own words--how they became mothers; how they see their relationships with their children, relatives, lovers and friends; and how they deal with threats to custody.

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Ellen Lewin is Professor of Women's Studies and Anthropology, The University of Iowa.

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