Tales From The Fatherland by Ben Fergusson

Tales From The Fatherland by Ben Fergusson

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Tales from the Fatherland: Two Dad, One Adoption and the Meaning of Parenthood

 

In 2018, after the introduction of marriage equality in Germany, Ben Fergusson and his German husband Tom became one of the first same-sex married couples to adopt in the country. In Tales from the Fatherland Fergusson reflects on his long journey to fatherhood and the social changes that enabled it.

He uses his outsider status as both a gay father and a parent adopting in a foreign country to explore the history and sociology of fatherhood and motherhood around the world, queer parenting and adoption and, ultimately, the meaning of family and love. Tales from the Fatherland makes an impassioned case for the value of diversity in family life, arguing that diverse families are good for all families and that misogyny lies at the heart of many of the struggles of straight and queer families alike.
 

  • Details

    Imprint: Little Brown

    Publication Date: 7/7/22

    ISBN: 9781408714294

    Type: Hardback

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