by Lainie Blum

Mothers of Boys— The Feminist Dilemma

The Persian Gulf War spurred millions of new American mothers to ask, for the first time: “What will war mean to me as a mother, and what will it mean to my son?” It was this question that in Spring 1991 brought dozens of women to the “Mothers of Boys” support group sponsored by the Bay Area Jewish Family and Children’s Services in San Francisco.

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