Articles by Andrew Solomon:

May 2014

The Stolen Generations

The fact that so many Indigenous children continue to be taken into care is deeply concerning – but there are no simple answers.

May 2014

Welcome to My Modern Family

My persistent dark fantasy was that I would have children and wouldn’t like them and would be stuck with them for the rest of my life.

Apr 2014

Honey Maid and the Business of Love

Andrew Solomon looks at Honey Maid’s new radical ad campaign and how the company responded to the negative reactions it sparked.

Mar 2014

Gay Marriage Has Changed How Others Treat Us

I cannot pretend that our life is the same and I cannot pretend that my children will never face prejudice, but I do feel, in both countries now, that we are being given ...

Jan 2014

Under Pressure

Review of ‘All Joy and No Fun,’ by Jennifer Senior.

Jun 2013

Falling in Love with Marriage

This fresh social justice is infusing the very air, and I am breathing it as though it were a new oxygen.

Apr 2013

Medical Progress, Social Progress, and Legal Regression

Choice strengthens families no matter what choice they make.

Dec 2012

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Polite curiosity about one’s children is nothing new. But when you’re gay parents, you must prepare to be interrogated.

Oct 2012

How Do You Raise a Prodigy?

Prodigiousness looks from a distance like silver, but it comes with banks of clouds; genius can be as bewildering and hazardous as a disability.

Aug 2012

The Legitimate Children of Rape

Rape is a permanent damage; it leaves not scars, but open wounds.