Lotte co-hosts this series, produced by Storyhunter and distributed by Acast, breaking down queer parenting myths, sharing funny, emotional and true stories from the LGBTQ+ community and answering questions for those thinking about parenthood. Donor conception, adoption, surrogacy, being the gay dads at mother and baby groups, two mums on mother’s day, how to field impertinent questions, where and how to start your journey, bullying, being the other mother, the pros and cons of using a known donor, raising a happy teen, schooling and so much more will be covered by Some Families… all from the perspective of real queer families.
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Lotte drives around LA with K-Stew and goes with her to vote for Democratic nominee. The star talks openly about her love for her girlfriend, suffering from anxiety and why she’s finally found her way to happiness
Why Emily Dickinson is a Pin-Up for the Instagram Generation
A reclusive 19th‑century poet obsessed with death might not sound like a millennial icon, but Emily Dickinson is just that, says Lotte Jeffs
The Diva is Back, And She’s Been Reinvented for the Modern Era
Drama! Excess! Catfights! In 2019, prima donna behaviour may have fallen out of fashion, but in its place a different kind of diva has emerged.
Generation Sort-Of: Are We Living in the Age of Ish?
You’re basically sober except for the odd glass of wine and you’ve watched an episode and a half of the latest must-see show. Lotte Jeffs equivocates on a very modern cultural phenomenon
When my cousin was dying of a brain tumour in her 20s I promised I’d look out for her son
Over the past decade I’ve watched a young boy grow up and become a daily reminder to me of just how proud his mother would have been
Author Lotte Jeffs Reflects on Her First Year of Motherhood
‘Being a gay parent is exactly as joyful, restless, messy and profound as being any parent’
What same sex couples can teach everyone else about sharing ’emotional labour’
In 2019, traditional gender roles no longer apply. So how has that affected who does what at home, for both same-sex and straight couples?
Becoming the ‘other’ mother and being part of a queer family
One of the countless variations of family that doesn’t conform to heteronormative expectations
Does Lockdown Mean the End of Ego?
Has a global pandemic and months at home done the seemingly impossible and humbled us? Fame, power and status are in free fall, so it’s all to play for, says Lotte Jeffs