Posts Tagged: Families

The Rumpus Interview with Imbolo Mbue


Imbolo Mbue discusses her debut novel Behold the Dreamers, teaching herself how to write a novel, and the price of the American Dream. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Esmé Weijun Wang


Esmé Weijun Wang discusses her first novel, The Border of Paradise, about a multi-generational new American family, creative expression through writing and photography, and interracial relationships. ...more

The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Remembering Molly


Ten years later I still wondered about those aviator glasses and whether The Breakfast Club could restore us. ...more

The Families We Create


Rumpus contributor Michelle Tea talks with Ms. Fit Magazine about getting pregnant, the families we create ourselves, and MUTHA Magazine.

Here is probably one of the coolest quotes ever seen in an interview:

“I do think there are tons of straight women involved in radical communities whose family and gender roles are being played with and redefined, but I think that it’s probably a choice for those women to shake off what’s expected of them, while for queers, nothing is expected of us, so we get to make up everything as we go along.