Kōrero: Diverse families

Lesbian mothers and their son

Lesbian mothers and their son

Ruth Jackson and Marolyn Krasner used a known sperm donor because they wanted their child to have a relationship with his biological father. The father of their son, Manaaki, is Māori and Manaaki will have access to knowledge of his whakapapa as well as contact with his father as an important adult in his life.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Rosemary Du Plessis and Candice Diggelmann, 'Diverse families - Families with lesbian or gay parents', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/31600/lesbian-mothers-and-their-son (accessed 7 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Rosemary Du Plessis and Candice Diggelmann, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 Jun 2018