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Another former Adoptee Rights Demonstration committee member’s perspective on the current ARD

In today’s post, I’m going to do something I’ve never done before; following in Bastardette’s footsteps, I’m going to repost a “special guest blogger’s” work.
My partner, Mike Doughney was also in Philadelphia with me last week and naturally, has his own perspective on the current Adoptee Rights Demonstration.
He and I have been to adoption [...]

Adoptee Rights Demonstration – Photographs and Video – Missed Opportunities Abound

So in the end, I made the last minute decision to head up to Philly and see it with my own eyes.
I took a little over 24 hours to decide whether or not I actually wanted to blog this, but as once again, the Adoptee Rights Committee isn’t doing a very good job of communicating [...]

Philadelphia- This year’s adoptee rights demonstration / adoptee rights day

So it’s been almost a year since this version of the “Adoptee Rights Demonstration,” or ARD, held their initial event in New Orleans. This year, as their event centers around buying a booth inside the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) exhibit hall, they will be gathering in Philadelphia.
Once again, they still have yet to [...]

2009 “Adoptee Rights Demonstration” in Philly

This year the folks putting on the second, of this particular incarnation’s, “Adoptee Rights Demonstration” will be meeting in Philadelphia come July. Their event is timed to coincide with, and focus upon the the National Conference of State Legislators annual meeting.Despite it being a hop, skip, and a jump away from me, I will not [...]

ARD, Adult Adoptees “relieves” me of my membership

Joy, a moderator of the adult adoptees forum, and part of their administrative team made up of “Addie Pray, Dory, Joy, Lillie, & Stewie” posted this:
joy Says:
July 26th, 2008 at 4:09 pm
good news, you don’t have to delete your account, you have been relieved of your membership.
to my earlier blog post from last night about [...]