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Lesbian Mothers and Custody Fights

Before same-sex marriage, before gay and lesbian couples could adopt children,

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About Rise Up!

Rise Up! is a digital archive of feminist activism in Canada from the 1970s to the 1990s. We were part of a worldwide wave of liberation and anti-oppression movements that won some victories, changed some attitudes, and radically altered the gendered and political landscape.

This site is dedicated to documenting and sharing these histories.

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