"On Donors and Daughters: The Language of Queer Kinship" an essay co-authored by Professor Andrea S. Allen

Professor Andrea S. Allen, and her wife, Tracy M. Lemos, published an essay on the American Ethnologist website.The essay discusses how they serendipitously found their daughter's anonymous sperm donor. This experience led them to consider and rethink the unique opportunities and challenges of queer kinship, the relevance of traditional kinship terms for queer families, and how queer families negotiate these traditions and models.

Read the essay here.