Gender Clinic Shuts Down, Serena Williams Quits Tennis, & “Chosen Families”

John and Maria discuss the Tavistock centre (a gender clinic) in north London being forced to close due to multiple lawsuits. They also muse over Serena Williams’ recent announcement to quit tennis so that she can focus on her family, particularly examining the way it’s culturally framed as being a burden. Concluding by reflecting on a recent commentary, they talk about the ways that “chosen families” can never replace the responsibility and foundational importance of biological families.

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