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My Brother's Pregnancy and the Making of a New American Family

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My brother Evan was born female. He came out as transgender 16 years ago but never stopped wanting to have a baby. This spring he gave birth to his first child
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Over the years I practiced as a psychologist, I worked with a number of transgender individuals. I've also read about some inter-sex people, people with a mix of both sexes' physical characteristic. However, this story blew me away. The obvious follow-up questions whiz through my head, i.e., what will this child be told and when, will he think of Evan's partner as Mom or Evan and if the partner how will that impact, and of course what will this ;title boy's sexual orientation and identity come to be. Along with those questions is another theme that overrides: how wonderful that science can help people live so much more in tune with how we see ourselves than could be done in the past. 
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Widows Walk

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A tale of love, faith, responsibility, and family.

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I sure hope you've read this one. Please help get the word out.

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Book Discussion with Talk Show Host and Author: Fran Lewis

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Four Eastern, Three Central and Two Mountain: Book Discussion welcomes author, Talk Show Host of All that Matters Radio, Dr. Kenneth Weene. His new original title Broody New Englander is a compliation of short stories that will get readers and listeners thinking about life, families and family relationships. The boundaries created by families often create obstacles that cannot be overcome and at times leave members empty, alone and cold. Within the three stories presented and crafted by award wi
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I'm delighted to be on Fran Lewis's great show to discuss my new book. Hope you'll join us.

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The Write Room Blog | where friends from disparate approaches to life and writing work together and share

The Write Room Blog | where friends from disparate approaches to life and writing work together and share | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it

An honest discussion by a black woman about skin color and self-esteem in her life.

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Skin Tone and Family - Cherrye Vasquez shares some important thoughts and some very personal history.

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