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One Adoptees Story growing up adopted in the closed era.

The Adoption Experience Lynn Grubb

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.2 • 6 Ratings

One Adoptees Story growing up adopted in the closed era.

    National Adoption Awareness Month (NAAM)

    National Adoption Awareness Month (NAAM)

    *Adoptee Tik Tok
    *Legislative Summit 2023 in Indianapolis
    * Concerned United Birth Parents retreat 2023
    *Celia Center adoption conference Nov 10, 11 2023
    *Adoptee Rights 101
    *Real ID complications (and passport update!)
    *Adoptee Remembrance Day- 11/30/23 
    *National Adoption Awareness Month
    Show Notes:
    NAAP Adoption Happy Hour:
    https://naapunited.org/adoption-happy-hour
    Preorder the book: "Relinquished:  The Politics of Adoption and the Privilege of American Motherhood." 
    https://www.amazon.com/Relinquished-Politics-Adoption-Privilege-Motherhood/dp/1250286778/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2A50CHXAVR2JZ&keywords=relinquished%3A+The+politics+of+adoption&qid=1699013928&s=books&sprefix=relinquished+the+politics+of+adoption%2Cstripbooks%2C74&sr=1-1
    Celia Center adoption conference:
    https://celia-center-adoption-constellation.mn.co/plans/339536?bundle_token=9059baf90d541a7b894e633227303955&utm_source=manual%20noopener
    Real ID Debaucle:
    https://podcasts.apple.com/nz/podcast/the-burning-question-will-the-government-finally-decide/id1598023322?i=1000633287479
    Adoptee Remembrance Day Virtual Candlelight Vigil (10/30/23)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uun76F2JQpE&ab_channel=UnravelingAdoption-podcastandotherresources
     
     

    • 24 min
    Saving Our Sisters From Unnecessary Adoption

    Saving Our Sisters From Unnecessary Adoption

    Learn about the nonprofit that was started by first mothers who are helping other women not have to go through what they did when they lost their children to an un-regulated adoption industry.
    Correction:  Lisa Woolsey (I said her name wrong on the podcast) gave the training that I attended.
    Learn about the Board of Directors of SOS here:
    https://savingoursistersadoption.org/saving-our-sisters-about-us/boardofdirectors/
    Family Preservation Project (Where Moms and Resources Meet):
    https://thefamilypreservationproject.com/
     
     
     
     

    • 5 min
    Stop the Unregulated Adoption Industry

    Stop the Unregulated Adoption Industry

    Pressure on UK government for formal apology re forced adoption:
    https://www.theguardian.com/society/2023/may/09/victims-of-forced-adoption-step-up-pressure-for-uk-government-apology
    Adoption Trends (why a decline in adoption?)
    Intersection of coercive control, the troubled teen industry (TTI) and adoption.  More on TTI here:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFLaEnQ2Dp0&ab_channel=60MinutesAustralia
    H.R. 1475 - Hospital Adoption Education Act:
    https://www.congress.gov/bill/118th-congress/house-bill/1475/text
    NAAP Happy hour replay of Friday 6.2.23 Zoom presentation of "All You Have is Love":
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_G1yXypDcI&t=889s&ab_channel=NationalAssociationofAdoptees%26Parents
    Trailer of the documentary here (pledge a donation!):
    https://seedandspark.com/fund/allyouhaveislove#story
     
     
     
     
     

    • 16 min
    Kidnapped ”adoptee” in reunion

    Kidnapped ”adoptee” in reunion

    Our personal kinship adoption experience and subsequent open adoption; When God Calls you to adopt; risks of unlicensed adoption brokers; the Kamiya Mobley story (kidnapped child learns she is not the biological daughter of her "adoptive" mom when she is 18 years old).
     
    Show Notes:
    Risks of Unlicensed Adoption Brokers in Private Adoption:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onyzHGYKXOo&t=64s&ab_channel=AdoptionNetCle
    When God Calls You to Adopt (by The Real Adoptee Moxie)
    https://open.substack.com/pub/therealadopteamoxie/p/when-god-calls-you-to-adopt?utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web
    The Kamiyah Mobley story:
    https://www.hulu.com/series/beyond-the-headlines-the-kamiyah-mobley-story-with-robin-roberts-dd7e8f8f-7b48-4171-bdda-702251449f36
    Link to my blog:
    https://noapologiesforbeingme.blogspot.com/
     
     
     

    • 23 min
    Adoption in the News

    Adoption in the News

    Adoptee Citizenship Act; Adult Adoption Scam; Ohio Kinship and Adoption Navigators (OhioKAN); Korean Court Rules Against Adoption Agency: North Dakota ICWA law; Attorneys on the Bus; Rootstech Genealogy Conference
     
    Show notes:
    Latest on Citizenship for Intercountry Adoptees:
    https://adopteerightslaw.com/adoptee-citizenship-act-status/
    OhioKAN (help with kinship and adoption resources)
    https://ohiokan.jfs.ohio.gov/our-program/
    Ohio Justice Bus:
    https://www.ohiolegalhelp.org/blog-5-25-2021-ohio-justice-bus
    Family Search (Rootstech Genealogy Conference):
    https://www.familysearch.org/rootstech/
     
     

    • 18 min
    Being Adopted on Mother’s Day

    Being Adopted on Mother’s Day

    Gun control; high school shooting threat; applying for a passport, (and reported problems with being adopted); Birth Mother’s Day, Mother’s Day; being adopted and menopause.
     
    Show notes:
     
    Blog about being adopted and getting a passport:
    https://www.adoptionbirthmothers.com/us-adoptees-have-trouble-getting-passports-due-to-sealed-records-law/
    Interview at The Adoption Files with Lorraine Dusky, author of "Hole in my Heart:"
    https://open.spotify.com/episode/76vrspm8FcEkDZfyvxDCz7?si=24Z6P-ABRM-_iMbSWTIFUA
     
    Research about mother's and daughter's age of menopause:
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9243205/
     BUY YOURSELF FLOWERS, LADIES!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7KNmW9a75Y&ab_channel=MileyCyrusVEVO
     
     
     
     

    • 20 min

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