Human Parts
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Human Parts

This Is Us

Parental Wrongs

Straight parents treat queer kids like property. Queer people are forbidden to parent. Is there a world beyond the violence of family?

A memory: One day, when I was about four years old, my father broke into our apartment.

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Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.