Articles tagged with children-and-family

Jennifer C. Nash

Freedom means a world where how I parent is simply mundane rather than overburdened with meaning. 

Ruha Benjamin Bram Wispelwey Michelle Morse Dorothy Roberts

A recording and transcript of our event on inequities in medicine and child welfare.

Michael Bronski

Challenges to Christian political control are often spun as being threats to child welfare. “Don’t Say Gay” laws are the latest in a long history dating back to medieval attacks on Jews.

Judith Levine

“Don’t Say Gay” laws can be traced to the Reagan-era crusade to put “parents’ rights” before the interests of children.

Dorothy Roberts Nia T. Evans

The system’s roots aren’t in rescuing children, but in the policing of Black, Indigenous, and poor families.

Jonna Perrillo

Laws controlling what schools teach about race and gender show an awareness that classrooms are sites of nation-building. During the Cold War, El Paso public schools knew this too when they taught the children of former Nazis how to be white Americans.

Judith Levine

Some feminists think we can improve motherhood. But what if abolishing it is the only way to alleviate its problems?

John Summers

The Judge Rotenberg Center, a Massachusetts school, still uses electric shock therapy to punish disabled students. How can an entire field of mental health accept this as fine?

Ariella Aïsha Azoulay

On language and belonging.