SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM


Session 120: Illuminating the Social: Chosen Families and Redefining Kinship
Room: Fashion Suite

Sponsor: Family

Organizer &

Discussant: Kristin J. Wilson, Cabrillo College

Presider: Jasmine L. Suryawan, University of Colorado Boulder


“‘Yeah, Daddy’s Got Two Girlfriends.’ How People in Open Marriages Are Redefining Family,” Daniel J. Bartholomay, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

“Communities Transitioning from Gender-specific to Gender-inclusive Events,” Ezra J. Temko, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

“Same-sex Parenting Experiences: A Snapshot,” Allison Jendry James, Wayne State University