Adoptee Voices

From Political Pawns to Punchlines: Leave Adoptees Out of Your Abortion Arguments (and Memes)

The “We will adopt your baby” meme went viral on Twitter only days after the Supreme…

“I Don’t See Colour”

Colour-blindness is the belief that there are no differences between different races and ethnicities; therefore,…

“These Eyes”

Slant Eyes. That’s what they called me, On the playground, in class, on the bus.…

Growing up Other in a “White Hot” Culture

I recently watched the new Netflix documentary White Hot: The Rise and Fall of Abercrombie…

My Adoption Story

My name is Miguel Jones, and I am an adoptee from the province of Hà…

A Stolen Life

A stolen life. Tossed away, or thrown. Way out, of my very first home. A…

The Impacts of Our Unconscious Biases

An unconscious bias is defined by a social stereotype about a group of people formed…

After Yang: Racial Mirrors and the Adoptive Family

After Yang presents a techno fueled future musing on family, surveillance, and consciousness. The film…

“Dear Scared White Man”

Last Wednesday was the one year anniversary of the mass shooting in Atlanta, where six…

Adoption Fables and the Right to Know

New Yorkers, Al and Agnes, had moved to an apartment in Sumter, South Carolina in…

Adoptee Games

Rage and Grief are playing hide and seek. Rage covers its eyes and counts to…

Not to be Mentioned

I must have seen at least one expectant mother by the time I was eight,…

Not Everything is Adoption Sabotage

I read a quote on Instagram this week. It said something like: When people say…

Why Did She Run?

I was fascinated by the way she would take off and run. The wooden screen…

Out of The Blue

What did Virgo’s stars portend? A prophecy of place and time, a raison d’être. On…