Zeitgeist

#Flipthescript has made an impact this year during National Adoption Month. Thanks to the adoptee bloggers and their words, advocates, and all that speak their truth…change will happen.

The Life Of Von

It has been very interesting and informative to observe the reactions and backlash to #flipthescript, adoptees having their say about adoption, telling their stories during the month of November which seems to have been dominated by those who wish to advertise adoption and who believe in ‘the beauty of adoption’.
The “single story adoption narrative”, as Laura Dennis describes it, is not a truthful look at adoption, nor does it serve adoptees or adopters well, because it is sometimes pie in the sky, but is one-sided and therefore a limited view of adoption. Those views are of course valid and need to be heard, but as in all things, a complete picture cannot be gained if we only hear from one group of people. A relatively small group of people when you consider it, as there are many more adoptees in the world than there are adopters! Tracy De Whitt…

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4 thoughts on “Zeitgeist

  1. Hi,

    So glad you decided to comment! I love to get to know the folks interested in my blog.

    I’m curious, what would cause your fear of responding. Don’t feel obligated to answer. I’m just interested in what brings folks here.

    I hope you decide to stay and pop in with comments now and again. I’m behind in my writing…working on it.

    Namaste
    Claire

  2. Hello! I’ve been following your site for some time now and finally got
    the bravery to go ahead and give you a shout out from Austin Texas!
    Just wanted to say keep up the good job!

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