Title

Race Matters in Lesbian Donor Insemination: Whiteness and Heteronormativity as Co-Constituted Narratives

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2021

Abstract

Examining the stories of how white lesbians describe the process of selecting sperm donors for insemination, sociologists Maura Ryan and Amanda Moras identify how white women who choose white donors rely on racial markers, while avoiding overt discussions of race, to explain their racial preferences in childrearing.

Comments

Chapter in The State of Families: Law, Policy, and the Meanings of Relationships.

ISBN 9780429397868 (eBook)


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