Gay Mum looking for other Gay Mums

(18 Posts)
rebeccataylor34 Mon 20-Jan-14 15:43:37

Hi, I am currently making a documentary on gay mums and their journey to motherhood. I know this forum is old, but would anyone be interested in sharing their story with me? It will be part of my dissertation. I am currently in my third and final year at Nottingham Trent University. Message me if interested, it would be great to hear from you. Rebecca.

KarateChopper Mon 08-Apr-13 22:55:13

Hi, I've started a social networking group for LGBT parents at http://lesbiangayparents.ning.com where we can all meet online and we also arrange meet-ups/events. You are all more than welcome to join us. :-)
Claire

Kitjo Tue 19-Feb-13 07:23:22

Hi where in the north west are you? Do you mean north west England or NW London? We are a lesbian couple with a 5 and 7yr old. Don't know if can be of any help. We live in London area.

Victoria1971 Wed 13-Feb-13 00:22:44

Hi, I'm very new at this.......I have 2 children aged 5 & 8..I have been heterosexual all my life until six months ago, I fell in love with my friend, a woman......I have a lot of anxieties and stress n predjudies from family n some friends. Are there any support in the North West, or any other support, I'm desparate.........

beeuk Tue 20-Nov-12 22:38:41

Hello my wife an I just had a baby girl on halloween, we live in essex, we would love to find other lesbian couples with kids. It be nice to make new friends.

mims76 Tue 02-Oct-12 13:20:50

Hi not sure if this thread is still going but I'm a single gay mum in Nottingham area with 2 children age 14 and 4. I'm studying part-time and also suffer with Fibromyalgia. Would love to meet some other gay mums who want to meet up for coffee some mornings x

zowie2 Sat 15-Sep-12 21:29:57

Hi me and my partner have a 15week daughter and would to meet other gay mums.we.be just bin told family Web are doing a camping trip next yeah June/July time for gay parents and children to meet up.There on Fb if you want details as I'm not sure of the full details myself.were in Nottingham area were feeling quite isolated :-}

n10mom Fri 14-Sep-12 21:14:54

Hi All,

I know this thread is old but just wondered if any thing came of it, me and my partner have a 4 year old boy and a 7 month old baby girl and would love to meet other gay mums and families in the area.

x

katberz Mon 21-Feb-11 13:16:44

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Jekeysmum Sat 12-Feb-11 19:37:31

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ma466 Tue 08-Feb-11 17:37:38

Hi,

I am a single lesbian mum of a tweleve year old boy, I am in Peterborough.

Would be great to meet up with other lesbian mums.

Anyone?

Mary-Ann x

CharlieAnthropologist Fri 04-Feb-11 12:41:00

Hello,

My name is Charlotte and I am currently doing my Masters in Social and Cultural Anthropology at University College London. The topic of my dissertation is looking motherhood, at how it is perceived and conceptualized by lesbians. I am also interested in what the perceptions and images of the family – their structure and organisation – are.

Lesbian motherhood has been very rarely discussed within British academic literature and is therefore very underrepresented in the study and discussion of motherhood. I would like to change that by giving lesbian mothers the chance to voice their views, experiences, and opinions on what it means and entails to be a mother. This study will be a chance to bring about new definitions and views on motherhood.

For this project I am looking for mothers who are happy to participate in a couple of interviews – about 1 hr in length – and some focus groups – also about 1 hr in length. It would also be of great value to me if I could come and simply observe during the meetings. All information and personal details will be kept confidential.

Please let me know if you are happy for me to attend the group meetings and/or if you know couples who are willing to be part of this study. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me either via email (charlotte.natter.10@ucl.ac.uk) or phone (07513051425) or contact my supervisor Dr. Jennifer Randall (Jennifer.randall@ucl.ac.uk).

Best,
Charlotte

WAF2011 Mon 03-Jan-11 09:49:40

We are a family of two mums and a nearly five-year-old, and we too are near queens park - so do get in touch if yo're still in the area, coopergirl - our little girl loves babies!

pixie100 Wed 08-Dec-10 22:17:16

I am not a mum yet, but we are going to start trying to start our family early next year.

We'd love to get to know other gay mums out there.

I am also in North London (tufnell pk/kentish town).

Look forward to hearing from you.

Lilka Fri 03-Dec-10 17:16:22

Yep, another lesbian single mum here!!!
Don't live near London though, quite a way away, and the kids keep me busy, but ill happily pm my email if you want to mail? smile

My oldest girl is 24, then middly girl is 14 and my little man is 5, nearing 6. I'm hoping for number 4 soon!

ClarksGirl Thu 02-Dec-10 15:42:32

Hi Coopergirl, Im in the exact same situation!

Im in SW London, Wimbledon. There are a few groups, mainly in SE and Guildford (that I've heard of).

Would love to have a chit chat, maybe take my email?

motherhen310@hotmail.com.
Maybe we could arrange something?

Clarks Girl / Nikkita x

mysticflayme Thu 07-Oct-10 21:44:26

hi no idea if im near you but would love to chat online at the very least, desperate to find any other single lesbian parents out there, still not convinced they exist :P hope to hear from you x

coopergirl Thu 22-Jul-10 13:11:54

Hello All,

I am a new Mum, to a lovely little boy who will be 6 month old next week. I have spent most of this year hanging out with some great new Mums in my area, but they're all straight and I'm kinda feeling like I'd like to meet some more women like me, not straight!

I live in North London, near Queens Park, and whilst it's Nappy Valley here, it does seem to be remarkably heterosexual and I'm starting to feel like the only gay mum in the village!

I'd love to hear of any groups that I could join, or indeed hook up with any mums in the area who might like a cuppa sometime...

Thanks for reading this post, hope to make some new friends soon.

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