In April, a few weeks after a visit to America, Talia called to say that she was pregnant. We were both surprised and, honestly, overwhelmed by the news.

A few days later, I resigned from my teaching job, and after a few more weeks of teaching, I packed my bags. It was hard to leave my job so soon, after not even a year, but I did it, and it needed doing.

Only a few years later, after the gender transition, some people were quite confused to hear that we had had an unplanned pregnancy. They couldn’t imagine how that could have happened to a queer female couple…

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