TODAY is the Nomination Deadline for the 2019 Childfree Person of the Year and Childfree Group of the Year!
If you have been thinking about submitting a nomination, today is the day!
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by Chelsey Wren
“But how will you leave a legacy if you don’t have children?” This is a question many childfree people hear time and time again. The truth is, there are many ways to leave a legacy that have nothing to do with having children. Read on to learn about a childfree woman who spent a century leaving her mark on the world.[Read more…] about Rita Levi-Montalcini: A 103-Year Legacy
If you have someone in mind that you’d like to nominate for the 2019 Childfree Person of the Year, or a group you’d like to nominate for the Childfree Group of the Year, do it now!
Deadline for Nominations is July 22nd
Winners will be announced on August 1, International Childfree Day!
by Crystal Money
It is without fail that, when a couple takes the leap of marriage, the pestering for offspring begins. The question is never ARE you have having kids, but rather WHEN. Then, after you explain your choice to not have kids, you are often met with a dismissive ‘Oh you’ll change your mind’ or ‘You just don’t know what you want.’ A childfree marriage is valid and complete without kids, and I have admired how the always funny Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have handled the naysayers when it comes to their choice to be married without children.[Read more…] about Married Without Children: Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi
by Emma Palmer
Polly Higgins was working as a corporate and employment law barrister in 2005, when she was representing someone who had suffered a serious workplace injury. Towards the end of the case, during a moment’s silence waiting for the judges, Polly looked out of the window, thinking: ‘The Earth has been badly injured and harmed too, and something needs to be done about that.’ She reports that her next thought was life-changing: ‘The Earth needs a good lawyer, too.’[Read more…] about Celebrating the Life and Work of Ecocide Lawyer Polly Higgins
On this day in 1886, #NoKids Emily Elizabeth Dickinson passed away. Little-known during her life yet now infamous, she is regarded as one of the most prominent American poets. pic.twitter.com/qzaNpR5BSN
On this day in 1917, #NoKids William Tutte was born. A brilliant codebreaker and mathematician, he is best known for his codebreaking work in World War II which contributed to the defeat of Nazi Germany. pic.twitter.com/i2kUpO9aEe