Professor Blackstone Interviewed on Kansas City NPR
Segment 2, beginning at 29:04: One woman celebrates her mother’s life through recreating a recipe and another reveals why she and others choose to be childfree.
Kansas Citian Natalie Torres Gallagher tells how she reclaimed the heritage of her mother by cooking her rice recipe. For other women, their decision to be childfree means no celebration is needed. Dr. Amy Blackstone explains the growing movement of women choosing to forgo motherhood.
- Natalie Torres Gallagher, writer for Kansas City Magazine, “How cooking my mother’s rice gave me my name back“
- Amy Blackstone, sociology professor at the University of Maine and author of “Childfree by Choice: The Movement Redefining Family and Creating a New Age of Independence”