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Body Lore: An Excerpt from THE OTHER MOTHERS

February 26th, 2021 | by Jennifer Berney

Culturally, we tend to conflate three disparate things: sexual desire, the impulse to nurture, the ability to conceive and bear a child. We act as if a woman’s longing is proportionate to her fertility. I longed deeply, and therefore I was fertile—or so my logic went


KID GLOVES: Comics by Lucy Knisley

May 4th, 2016 | by Lucy Knisley

Congratulations, Lucy! In fact, double congrats: These comics are gestating into a whole MUTHA-freaking graphic memoir about motherhood. Kid Gloves the book will



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