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A good article on Late Discovery and the consequences thereof

Ron brought this Guardian article about Late Discovery Adoptees to my attention. Interviews with LDAs and this secretive side of adoption rarely gets the attention such deserve.
Adopted – but we didn’t know
Here’s a brief  segment:

“I was at my uncle’s funeral when my cousin’s husband wandered up to me and said, ‘I’ve been wanting to meet you, [...]

Nebraska- first baby dump after the fiasco and age down

Marley/Bastardette has the details in her blog post,
NEBRASKA: POST-FIASCO BABY CATCH– ‘NO QUESTIONS ASKED”
Both her piece, and this have been crossposted to our Nebraska blog chronicling NE’s series of legalized child dumps, Children of the Corn.

Monday evening a baby boy was left at Box Butte General Hospital in Alliance under Nebraska’s aged down [...]

Nebraska’s dump law, in the past 16 days 16 legalized child abandonments

This is the fourth piece in my series of posts about the Nebraska legalized abandonment/child dump law. Go to my Nebraska tab to read the other, earlier pieces.
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Nebraska’s legalized child abandonment law went into effect July 18th, 2008. 73 days ago.
The first two kids dumped in Nebraska under the new law, (over the weekend of [...]

Adoption as a tool of cultural genocide, the “child grabs” Canadian First Nations peoples have endured

To start from a personal perspective, I’m just a Bastard, a politically active adoptee.
Being legally prohibited from attaining my State sealed records, I have no idea what heritage cultural or genetic my biological family might contain, other than a quick glance in a mirror appears to indicate pretty clearly a hefty chunk of what would [...]

The “joke’s” on us- Bastard access to our own records

So a Bastard and her adoptive father walk into a bar… did I mention she had a parrot on her shoulder?
No, sorry, wrong joke. Let’s try this again.
So some time back Baby Love Child and her adoptive father walk into Vital Statistics (vital sadistics) one morning. (As they were both born in the same [...]