About Harlyn Aizley

Harlyn Aizley is the author of Buying Dad: One Woman's Search for the Perfect Sperm Donor (Alyson Publications, 2003) and editor of Confessions of the Other Mother: Nonbiological Lesbian Moms Tell All! (Beacon Press, 2006). Other of her writing has appeared in national journals, magazines, and anthologies, and has aired on public radio stations nationwide. Visit harlynaizley.com for excerpts of her writing and upcoming speaking engagements.

Queer Tribalism

By November 30, 2006

It wasn’t until my girlfriend and I were scanning the catalogs of sperm banks that I became aware of my Jewish identity. Suddenly it mattered, the fact that I was Jewish and my girlfriend was Jewish, and—most importantly—that the sperm … Read More