The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant

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Penguin, Jun 1, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
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Dan Savage's nationally syndicated sex advice column, "Savage Love," enrages and excites more than four million people each week. In The Kid, Savage tells a no-holds-barred, high-energy story of an ordinary American couple who wants to have a baby. Except that in this case the couple happens to be Dan and his boyfriend. That fact, in the face of a society enormously uneasy with gay adoption, makes for an edgy, entertaining, and illuminating read. When Dan and his boyfriend are finally presented with an infant badly in need of parenting, they find themselves caught up in a drama that extends well beyond the confines of their immediate world. A story about confronting homophobia, falling in love, getting older, and getting a little bit smarter, The Kid is a book about the very human desire to have a family.

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A very fun read. As a mom to be I found the authors trepidations about becoming a parent very relatable. I also recommended this to a friend who is thinking of adopting. Read full review

The kid: what happened after my boyfriend and I decided to go get pregnant: an adoption story

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One major trend in the sexual minority community in the late 1990s has been the addition of children, by adoption or cooperative parenting, to their families. Several books have been written detailing ... Read full review


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Dan Savage's column, "Savage Love," is a nationally syndicated sex-advice column read by more than four million people each week. He has written the column for eight years, and it runs in twenty-six newspapers in the United States and Canada. He also writes "Dear Dan," an online advice column for Savage is the associate editor of The Stranger in Seattle and a regular contributor to This American Life on NPR and is the author of Savage Love (Plume), a collection of his advice columns. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

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