Lesbian Motherhood

Gender, Families and Sexual Citizenship

  • Róisín Ryan-Flood

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
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    Pages 1-17
  3. Róisín Ryan-Flood
    Pages 18-42
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    Pages 78-109
  5. Róisín Ryan-Flood
    Pages 179-192
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 193-217

About this book


This book studies the growing number of lesbian women embarking on parenthood after coming out. Theoretical debates about lesbian motherhood often consider its assimilative or transgressive dimensions. This book offers a different approach, contextualising lesbian motherhood in relation to sexual citizenship and hegemonic discourses of kinship


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Authors and affiliations

  • Róisín Ryan-Flood
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  1. 1.University of EssexUK

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