SAME-SEX CITIZENRY: THE GROWING PAINS OF A TEENAGE DAUGHTER

Brenna Harding

Abstract


This is a first-person narrative on the lived experience of a teenage girl growing up in a lesbian family in Australia. The author is part of a generation of young people who value diversity and respect the rights and privileges that should attach to those individuals who live outside a heteronormative society. Her essay comments on societal and legal views of marriage equality and same-sex families and how these behaviours and laws affect and discriminate against gay and lesbian families.

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