Terry Gross

Terry Gross

Terry Gross’ Interview on Not Having Kids

Recently one of my favorite interviewers – and a childfree one at that – was interviewed on the podcast, The Longest Shortest Time. Check out this interview with Terry Gross,  the host and co-executive producer of the radio show, Fresh Air:

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Kim Cattrall

Mother or Mothering: On Kim Cattrall’s Childfree Perspective

As someone who has been tracking and writing about the childfree choice for some years now, I was delighted to hear Kim Cattrall speaking out about it recently on BBC radio. This is not the first time we have heard from her about her choice to have no children. Continue reading “Mother or Mothering: On Kim Cattrall’s Childfree Perspective”

Meet Kaye Walters, Childfree Author of Kidfree & Lovin’ It!

Author Kaye Walters has done something no other writer in the childfree genre has – she has conducted a survey of over 4000 childfree to learn about the childfree choice and those who make it.

I recently had the chance to interview her about the survey, her book, Kidfree & Lovin It! and more… Continue reading “Meet Kaye Walters, Childfree Author of Kidfree & Lovin’ It!”

Why Ashley Judd is Childfree

I am reading Ashley Judd’s memoir, All That is Bitter & Sweet. I have been a big fan of her acting work, and now learning more about her international humanitarian work –  Amazing and inspiring.  And she is childfree – Early on in the book she describes why she chose not to have children… Continue reading “Why Ashley Judd is Childfree”

Reporting Back: The March 2012 On-the-Ground Question

In part as a nod to Women’s History month, the March On-the-Ground Question was:

Who is your favorite childfree woman and why? She can be dead or alive, famous or not, someone you know personally, any childfree woman!

Here’s what you said:

The April Question is:

What do you get the most from participating in online childfree communities? And in your opinion, how could the online childfree community improve as a whole?

Where are the Not-Famous Favorite Childfree?

In honor of Women’s History Month, this month’s On-the-Ground question has been:  Who is your favorite childfree woman and why? She can be dead or alive, famous or not, someone from your professional or personal life, etc. I have been collecting responses over the course of the month, and am noticing an interesting thing… Continue reading “Where are the Not-Famous Favorite Childfree?”

Childfree Prime Minister Julia Gillard Takes Satirical Heat

Julia Gillard has taken some heat for not having children by choice, and now it’s her sex life that is being satirized. In a recent segment on the Australian comedy show At Home With Julia, there is a controversial scene in which the Gillard character and her partner appear in her office, “post-coital, naked under an Australian flag.” This kind of scene got me thinking… Continue reading “Childfree Prime Minister Julia Gillard Takes Satirical Heat”

Reporting Back: June 2011 On-the-Ground Question Part I

The June On-the-Ground was: What childfree person do you admire most and why?

Here’s what you said, and a tee up to the July question:

Here are excerpts of what people wrote about the childfree they admire from their personal lives (part 1 of 2): Continue reading “Reporting Back: June 2011 On-the-Ground Question Part I”

The Childfree in TV Shows

I recently queried folks on my facebook page about TV shows they knew of that have no characters with children, or shows that don’t involve pregnancy or children (at least so far), and people responded with more shows than I expected!

Here’s the list so far with links so you can them check out if you are not already familiar with a show– Continue reading “The Childfree in TV Shows”