Family Values by Phyllis Burke
A Lesbian Mother's Fight for Her Son

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A woman shares her struggle with the legal establishment to adopt the son of her lesbian partner, describing her entry into motherhood, her growing politicization, and her battle against the forces that would deny lesbians the right to become mothers. Reprint. Tour.
 

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Published May 31, 1994 by Vintage. 233 pages
Genres: Gay & Lesbian, Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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This poignant and witty memoir recounts Burke's increasing political activism while attempting to become a legal mother to the child of her domestic partner. (June)

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