Monthly Archives: November 2011

Bullying is NOT OK, esp. when you target an individual based on race/ethnicity/sexuality/gender

Written by Jennifer; Originally published at Mixed Race America. Recently a study came out that found that 54% of Asian American teens experienced bullying–this is compared to 31.3% of white teens and 38.4% of black teens and 34.3% of Latino … Continue reading

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A resource and a link

New Resource: Land of a Gazillion Adoptees Blog and Podcasts I was so excited to find this today–such a wealth of perspectives on international adoption. I can’t wait to listen to all the podcasts and read all the posts. The … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving: An American Indian Perspective

Written by LIE Contributor Terra Trevor; Originally published at Mothering Magazine; reprinted by River, Blood, And Corn Literary Journal, The University of Arizona Press, Indian Country Today, NAFCC – Native American Fair Commerce Coalition, and Huff Post Wind, smelling of wood … Continue reading

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“Why’d you give that n***** your eraser?”: When your 10-year-old is called racial slurs at school

written by Love Isn’t Enough contributor Liz Dwyer; originally published at Los Angelista “Why’d you give that n***** your eraser?” I send my two sons to school to learn, not so that they can be called racial slurs. But on … Continue reading

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Open Thread

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic

It’s Thursday–time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Here are reader and contributor Catherine/Mama C’s two cuties, Marcel (left) and Sam. Catherine notes that it “doesn’t seem fair one Mama should be allowed all of this good lookin’ in one … Continue reading

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Readers in NYC Area: Please keep an eye out for runaway teen

This is not usual fare for our site, but a friend’s daughter is missing, believed to be in the NYC area, and I’m spreading the word every way I can. Allie Loftis is described as being a bi-racial girl with … Continue reading

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Boys, social control and school dress codes

Written by Gwen Sharp; originally published at Sociological Images Tara C. sent us a link to a story about a 4-year-old boy who has been given in-school suspension (and was threatened with expulsion) for having hair that breaks the dress code … Continue reading

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Open Thread

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Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic

It’s Thursday, time for another gratuitous cute kid pic! Reader sallyjrw says “11 day old Kennedy does not like her picture getting taken but she looks adorably grumpy to me!” We agree! Got cute kids? Send photos to team@loveisntenough.com so … Continue reading

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The love of a single mother is enough

written by Love Isn’t Enough contributor Renee; originally published at Womanist Musings I recently came across a piece about single motherhood on Clutch magazine that I thought would lead to an interesting conversation. Nobody wants to grow up without a … Continue reading

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The (bluest) eyes have it

[Note: Forgive your tired, over-burdened editors. Okay, actually one editor--me--for re-posting the article about #blackparentquotes, which had already appeared here back in September. You can still participate in discussion on that thread. Here is a replacement post.] written by Love … Continue reading

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