John King

John King

I was ten years old when my Mom told me she was a Lesbian. It’s amazing the things you take for granted, until one day, everything changes. Who knew, things like family dinners I thought were such a hassle would be so deeply missed. I suppose its human nature to take...
Alana Newman

Alana Newman

I remember the first time I struggled to understand the ethics of a case involving reproductive technologies. I was five years old, folding clothes in my bedroom with my mom. She told me that my dad was not my biological father. My biological father was an anonymous...
Nate

Nate

My first memory is of Halloween when I was a year and a half old.  My mom put me down in front of the fireplace and turned to make some food in the kitchen.  Then my dad came over and put an orange smiley-face lollipop in my hand.  I didn’t know what I was looking at...
Allison

Allison

My father left my mom with four kids and never came back. We had not seen him for approximately 4 years when he died suddenly.   My mom remarried a couple of years after my bio dad left. The man she married is still my step father to this day, forty years later. He...
Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

I have a lot of experience with divorce, far too much to ask of any one person in my opinion. My parents divorced when I was three and went on to subsequent marriages, divorces, different children, a lot of back and forth between “two homes,” and a lot of chaos. By...