• What We Get Wrong About Women Who Don't Have Kids

    6 days ago - By Refinery29

    Throughout history, there have always been women who pushed back against the roles society set for them. Suffragettes fought for the right to vote; lesbians fought to have their relationships acknowledged publicly and treated equally under the law. But it's still somewhat taboo for women to push back against the role they have occupied the longest: mother. Childfree and childless have just one syllable's difference, but they are a huge chasm apart. To treat all women who do not have children as a single, monolithic group is to ignore the most critical of all questions: why? To parse this...
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