Our acclaimed quarterly magazine, Pact's Point of View, is filled with provocative articles, essays, reviews and fiction about adoption and race by adoptive parents, adopted teens and adults, birth parents, and adoption professionals. Pact's Point of View is free to all Pact members join today to receive the next issue!
Some highlights from past issues:
- Arrival Adjustment and the Post-Adoption Blues by Patricia Irwin Johnston
- Adoptive Families of Color: Finding a Place to Grow by Malaika Parker
- Raising a White Child in a Multiracial Family by Marie-Claude Provencher
- Ambiguous Loss by Jae Ran Kim
- Combating Homophobia & Heterosexism by Aimee Fisher
- Interpreting Regression in Children by Holly van Gulden
- A Long Way Home: The Personal Politics of Transnational Adoption by Molly McCullough
- Multicultural Identities in the Making: You are What You Speak by John Raible
- Non-Adoptee Privilege by Kelly Reineke
- Delayed Launching: Adopted Adolescents and the Not-So-Empty Nest by Gregory Keck
- Emotion Coaching: Teaching Your Child to Self-Regulate by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
- Narrative Burden by Robert Ballard
- Thoughts on Birth Motherhood by Joy Retzlaff
- Anger and Mood Swings in Tweens and Teens by Beth Hall
- Black Hair and the Politics of Beauty by Lisa Marie Rollins
- How to Deal with Teasing by Susan Ito
- Facing Our Worst Fears Telling the Truth to Adopted Children by Beth Hall
- Lesbian and Gay Adoption in Children's Books by Shannon Riehle
- Talking About Birth Parents by Martha Rynberg
- Committing to Raising Culturally Competent Children by Lisa Marie Rollins
Some of these articles can be downloaded from the Pact website see Resources.
Pact's Point of View is always seeking new voices if you are interested in writing a book or film review, or submitting a personal essay, feature article, poetry or fiction, please contact Editor Michele Rabkin. Writers of all races and from all perspectives on the adoption triad (birth parents, adopted people, and adoptive parents) are encouraged to contribute.