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Caring for Orphaned Children in China

by Shang Xiaoyuan & Karen R. Fisher

This is the first book to apply rights-based alternative-care theory and practice for orphans to China’s child-welfare system, including its history and development in urban and rural areas. It analyses empirical...

The Last Warner Woman

by Kei Miller

The American debut of a Caribbean literary talent often compared to Orange Prize winner Andrea Levy and Alexander McCall Smith.

Life Work with Children Who are Fostered or Adopted

by Joy Rees

This new book from life work expert Joy Rees explains the value of effective and meaningful life story work with fostered and adopted children, and how best to carry it out. Simple to read and to implement,...


by Wendell Affield

Herman Affield (1906-1970) was discharged from the army at the end of World War Two. He returned to his farm in northern Minnesota with a dream and a .50 caliber ammo box packed with war memories. On December...

The Transgender Myth

by Paula Mirare Overby

In my childhood I believed I was a girl. I hated the short hair and the hand me down cloths from my brother but otherwise I felt certain I was the same as my girl friends. When I finally accepted the social...

The Sexual Assault of BABYGIRL

by Rachael Leah Robertson

It had been a good day. Leah, who tended toward shyness, had finally managed to work up the nerve to ask her supervisor for a modest raise.

“You’re really going to do it?” Mindy, the pool secretary at the...

Queer Families

by Sage Kalmus & Curry Kalmus

Every family has a rainbow sheep! These are some of their stories. The premiere publication in Qommunicate Media's LGBTQ+ True Stories Anthology Series features stories and poems by children of gay dads and...

A table for one

by Kinneret Lahad

Table for one: A critical reading of singlehood, gender and time is the first book to consider the profound relationship between singlehood and time. Drawing on a wide range of cultural resources - including...

Reconcilable Differences

by Cate Cochran

Separation and divorce can be a grueling and cruel experience. Spouses who once loved each other can be swept up by an adversarial system where they declare war on each other, forgetting all that was good between...

Parent Deleted: A Mother's Fight for Her Right to Parent

by Michelle Darné

Michelle Darné shares the story of her fight for her children as a non-biological, lesbian mother-stepping forward once again as the spokesperson of emergent civil rights paradoxes that will define the coming...

Same-Sex Marriage in the United States

by Jason Pierceson

Same-sex marriage has become one of the defining social issues in contemporary U.S. politics. State court decisions finding in favor of same-sex relationship equality claims have been central to the issue’s...

Gay Fathers, Their Children, and the Making of Kinship

by Aaron Goodfellow

Gay Fathers, Their Children and the Making of Kinship' explores the status of fatherhood when paternity can no longer be tied to procreative sex. It addresses how the anxiety associated with securing the paternal...

Same-Sex Marriage in the United States

by Jason Pierceson

Same-sex marriage has become one of the defining social issues in contemporary U.S. politics. State court decisions finding in favor of same-sex relationship equality claims have been central to the issue’s...

Love Song For Baby X

by Cheryl Dumesnil

Love Song for Baby X is the moving and humorous story of a lesbian couple's struggles with infertility as they attempt to become parents, set against the backdrop of the marriage equality movement.

While poet...


by Telaina Eriksen

• Reliable estimates indicate that between 4 and 10% of the population is gay, which means in a public school system of more than one million, like New York City’s, there are at least 40,000 to 100,000 gay...

Phil the Logger

by Brandon J Wright

According to statistics, children who grow up without a father figure are more likely to abuse drugs, take part in criminal behavior, live in poverty, and struggle with emotional issues.

When Brandon J. Wright...

Thicker Than Blood

by Marion Crook & Adam Pertman

The act of adopting children, and the processes and politics around it, have changed drastically in recent decades, mostly for the better. Still, many prospective adoptive parents remain bewildered or apprehensive,...

The Gay Man's Guide to Open and Monogamous Marriage

by Michael Dale Kimmel

Legal gay marriage is still a relatively new phenomenon.

As gay men who are now able to get married, we find ourselves in a bit of a quandary: for many male couples, sex is a lot more important for us than it...

Co-Parenting from the Inside Out

by Karen L. Kristjanson & Edward Kruk

Effective co-parenting, or sharing significant parenting time with an ex-spouse, is one of the best gifts separated parents can give to their children.

The interviews in Co-Parenting from the Inside Out are with...

My Kids Know More than Me!

by Renee Hettich

This book shares true stories of how foster and adopted children inspire new understandings and teach us fifteen important life lessons. Each chapter explores a life lesson taught through the stories of my foster...