Essential Reading & Watching for Pride Month
Written by Amy C. Willis Essential Reading & Watching for Pride Month It’s one of our fave times of year, y’all so naturally, we can’t help but share some of our fave 2SLGBTQ+ books, tv shows, movies and more! In typical bebo mia fashion, this isn’t just about queer content – this is about queer…Read More
It’s International Day of Pink. Here’s how you can participate and support the cause
It’s International Day of Pink. Here’s how you can participate and support the cause April 13th, 2022 is the International Day of Pink. You may have heard of Pink Shirt Day, which takes place in February every year and aims to take a stand against bullying. On the International Day of Pink, we…Read More
Jill Stewardson and The Queers for Queer Care Award!
Maternal Support Practitioner Scholarship by Jill Stewardson Hello, I am Jill Stewardson. I have a rad spouse and two beautiful children, 3.5 years and 1.5 years. My little family lives in upstate NY and love it here! I have been working as a sign language interpreter for over 10 years in various areas. I felt…Read More
Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021
Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021 Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR). On November 20th each year, we recognize, honour and remember the lives, experiences and contributions of the transgender folks who have lost their lives to transphobic violence. We also recognize, honour and remember the trans lives lost to suicide, mental health crises, addiction…Read More
Karima Pettigrew Fall 2020 Queers for Queer Care Award Winner
About me! My name is Karima Pettigrew. I’m a 32-year-old fraternal twin from Newark, Delaware. I love to sing and play guitar, as well as spending most of my spare time writing books. I was raised by a deaf single parent and I’m fluent in ASL. I identify as a black lesbian cis-gendered woman.…Read More
Kindness And Comfort Through The Power In Community: MSP Spring 2019 Scholarship Winner
For the Spring 2019 Doula Maternal Support Practitioner Program Scholarship at bebo mia inc we had some amazing applicants and are thrilled to present our winners’ submissions. With the help of some incredible sponsors like Olivia Scobie & community partners we were able to offer 8 full Scholarships and 8 partial Scholarships to our combined fertility, birth…Read More
My abusive relationship with my uterus – Part III
See Part II here The Pre-Op Well, it is pre-op day. Alana and I walk over to the hospital and chat about my fabulous lunch date I had just had with my friend Natalie. Natalie is brilliant and a quiet & sweetly fierce and radical feminist and her energy was the perfect fix for my…Read More
My abusive relationship with my uterus – Part II
See Part I here. The Diagnosis & Prognosis I am sick with worry as Alana and I go to the appointment this week. I am so sure I am going to find out I have cancer and I go to the worst case scenario. My community of women that love the shit out of me…Read More
Are you ACTUALLY inclusive? Put your biz to the test!
Have you ever thought about the kind of care you are providing? Would you consider your business to be inclusive to all families? Have you ever read an article about someone being mistreated because of their race, gender, class or ability and thought to yourself, “I can’t believe that’s happening today, in 2017!”?! Would you…Read More
Pride & Preschoolers
Yesterday I noticed these two pictures hanging in my 4 year old’s Jr. Kindergarten classroom. One poster reads ‘Love has no gender’ with ‘safe and positive space’ to the bottom left. The other was actually a 2SLGBTQQIA poster contest for the older kids in the school, the poster says ‘Pride to me means to be…Read More
LGBTQ Fertility Awareness Week!
There has been an interesting shift in the modern family in the last decade or two, particularly in the last few years. According to Census Canada, same sex marriage has almost tripled in the last 5 years! The 2011 census found that there was 64,575 same-sex couple families. Now, not to say all these couples…Read More