section of the on-line archive contains articles and documents related
to lesbian motherhood, childcare issues/programs, communal living
Jill Came Tumbling After from Womankind (1971). Raising
children in a sexist society is a challenge as this first person account
Your Maiden Name by Diane and Linda from Womankind (1971).
Explains the everyday legal and financial hassles faced by women who
chose to use their own names.
Committee on Decent Childcare author(s) unknown(1972). A description
of the CWLU's childcare group and its battles with the Chicago city
Relations Court by Alice (1972). A description of Chicago's
Family Relations Court and how women fare in its proceedings from Womankind.
Legal Clinic (1972). The CWLU established a Legal Clinic to
help women face the sexist complexities of our justice system.
Mothers and Their Children from Womankind (1972). All
parents face challenges in raising children, but lesbian parents have
their own special complications to contend with.
Who Needs Daycare? by Mary M. from Womankind (1973).The
struggle to establish decent affordable childcare is outlined in this
article by a feminist mother.
on a Hook from Womankind (1973). Society places unfair
burdens on mothers and then blames them when their children don't "measure