Gay Fatherhood: Narratives of Family and Citizenship in America

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Men are often thought to have less interest in parenting than women, and gay men are generally assumed to prefer pleasure over responsibility. The toxic combination of these two stereotypical views has led to a lack of serious attention being paid to the experiences of gay fathers. But the truth is that more and more gay men are setting out to become parents and succeeding--and Gay Fatherhood aims to tell their stories. Ellen Lewin takes as her focus people who undertake the difficult process of becoming fathers as gay ...

Gay Fatherhood: Narratives of Family and Citizenship in America 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226476582

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Gay Fatherhood: Narratives of Family and Citizenship in America 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226476568

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