SOURCES

EPISODE 1 - CHILDFREE

SUBREDDITS

r/childfree

"Discussion and links of interest to childfree individuals".

r/antinatalism

"Antinatalism is a philosophical position that assigns a negative value to birth, standing in opposition to natalism".

r/AskParents

"A Subreddit devoted to the asking of questions to parents".

r/AntiChildFree

Subreddit opposing r/childfree.

r/Fencesitter

"A place to ask questions, share experiences and offer support to those who are on the fence about having kids".

TWITTER

@childfree_not_4

"Interested in childfree, teamnokids, voluntary childlessness, antinatalism, MGTOW, tubal ligation, vasectomy, overpopulation, nihilism, pessimism, hedonism"

@ChildfreeChick

"Childfree Atheist"

FACEBOOK

Childfree Humor

"For people who don't care much for kids and want to have a laugh about it".

The Advocacy for Anti-Procreation

Supporting: ChildFree, Adoption/Fostering/Respite Care, Assisted Dying, Nihilism, Animals, Birth Control, Choice, & Environmental topics... it's time we reduced our carbon footprint".

STFU Parents

"You used to be fun. Now you have a baby".

Childfree Chicks Confidential (closed group)

"We are a diverse group with childfree & childless women & men".

we're {not} having a baby

"we’re {not} having a baby! is the brainchild of Amy & Lance Blackstone, a childfree couple, married since 1995".

Cheerfully Childfree

"A sanctuary to consider, become, and remain Childfree without the backlash of breeders who can't accept us for who we choose to be".

Elder Orphans (closed group)

"The group is restricted to individuals over 55 who live without a spouse".

CHILDFREE SITES & BLOGS

The Childfree Life

"A safe haven in a baby-crazed world".

The Rinky Dink Life

Site created by Brittany Brolley for childfree women and "DINK couples (dual income & no kids)". 

TLFW

"Lifestyle network for childfree women".

Why No Kids

"We're childfree and happy. You could be too!"

 

Childfree Woman by Karin Rahbek

"How to gain respect and acceptance".

Nonparents.com

"For people without children by circumstance or choice".

Jesse Nichols' blog - Why I choose to be childfree

"An open letter to family and friends".

Childfree is Not a Dirty Word

"Connect with childfree adults from around the globe. We do life, laughter and tears. Whether childless by chance or by choice, you are welcome here".

PRESS & ARTICLES

Inside the growing movement of women who wish they’d never had children, Sarah Treleaven, Elle UK. 15 Dec 2016.

Having It All Without Having Children, Lauren Sandler, TIME. 12 Aug 2013.

12 Women Discuss Whether They Regret Their Decisions Around Motherhood, Sara Coughlin, Refinery 29. 29 April 2017.

Adults Who Choose Not to Have Kids Inspire Moral Outrage, Study Finds, Julia Layton, Health: How Stuff Works. 17 March 2017.

Parenthood as a Moral Imperative? Moral Outrage and the Stigmatization of Voluntarily Childfree Women and Men, Leslie Ashburn-Nardo, Springer Science+Business Media. 11 March 2016

Huge demand for Baby-Free Zones, William Jordan, YouGov. 27 Aug 2013.

Childless couples 'on track to be Australia's most common family type', Stephanie Corsetti, ABC News Australia. 15 May 2017.

'Shut the f**k up, parents': Meet the (childless) woman behind vicious baby blog that has the mommy set up in arms, Daily Mail. 4 Oct 2012.

  

The Very Sad Childfree Life , Robert Barron, Real Clear Religion. 9 Sep 2013.

Meet the 20-Somethings Who Want To Be Sterilized, Catherine Pearson, Huffington Post. 24 Oct 2014.

Judgement of Child-Free People is Real - And Now There's Science to Prove It, J.R. Thorpe, Bustle. 3 Mar 2017

No kids allowed: Is Britain becoming an anti-child society? Kerry Potter, The Telegraph. 31 Aug 2017.

Midlife Ramblings: What I Don’t Get About My Childless/Childfree Young Friends, Ann Brenoff, Huffington Post. 9 Feb 2013.

I used to judge childfree women, Eleanor Tucker, The Guardian. 8 Nov 2014.

The Outrage Against Childfree Women Is Real — And Needs To Stop, Therese Shechter and Amy Blackstone, Bust. 

Silent bodies: Childfree women's gendered and embodied experiences, Helen Peterson and Kristina Engwall, European Journal of Women's Studies. 2013.

Study Finds People Are Morally Outraged by Those Who Decide Not to Have Kids, Kimberly Lawson, Broadly. 2 Mar 2017.

How to Decide Whether to Have Children, Olga Khazan, The Atlantic. 22 May 2017.

Our Planet Is So Fucked That Some Women Are Choosing to Not Have Kids, Linda Yang, Broadly. 14 Dec 2016.

'Why I'd BAN children from cafes and restaurants.' This incendiary view will either make you cheer or want to tip spaghetti hoops over the author's head, Janet Street-Porter, Daily Mail. 23 Nov 2015. 

Father was 'sexting' as son was dying in hot car, Eliott C. McLaughlin and Dana Ford, CNN. 7 Jan 2015.

How the rise of childless women could change the face of Britain: Rampant infidelity. A struggling economy. Meltdown for the NHS. And shorter life expectancies, Maureen Brookbanks, Daily Mail. 14 Jan 2016.

Why do childless people hate kids so much? Jennifer Wilde, Baby Centre Blog. 7 Dec 2011.

The ChildFREE (Hate) Movement: Childless By Choice, Alan Thomas, Imperfect Parent.

 

I fought a four-year battle with the NHS to be sterilised at 30 - and won, Holly Brockwell, The Telegraph. 24 March 2016.

BOOKS

VIDEOS

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