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Gay men's narratives of pregnancy in the context of commercial surrogacy
(Demeter Press, 2015)
Historically, gay men have primarily become fathers in the context of heterosexual relationships, or for some men through foster care, adoption, or co‐parenting arrangements as sperm donors (Riggs and Due). Since the ...
Transgender men's self-representations of bearing children post-transition
(Demeter Press, 2013-09)
Since reports of Thomas Beatie’s pregnancy appeared in the media in 2008, the visibility of transgender men having children post-transition has increased considerably. Whilst this visibility, it may be argued, has attracted ...
Transgender women, parenting, and experiences of ageing
(Demeter Press, 2014-08)
Despite positive changes in public attitudes towards transgender people amongst some sectors of society, for many transgender women the process of transitioning brings with it considerable loss. Transgender women may face ...
Australian lesbian, gay and/or transgender people and the law
(Federation Press, 2014-02-11)
Notionally the law is designed to protect people from harm or stigma (Posner 2002): it can of course do the opposite. While, as this chapter outlines, laws in Australia have increasingly become inclusive of lesbians, gay ...
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2015-04-28)
In our culture, men who have sex with men are generally oppressed, but they are not definitively excluded from masculinity. Rather, they face structurally induced conflicts about masculinity — conflicts between their ...