WE ARE CHILDFREE

WE ARE COMMUNITY

Celebrating childfree lives,
one story at a time.

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“Every childfree person deserves to feel seen, heard and connected to community.”

140 stories and counting
140 stories and counting
140 stories and counting
140 stories and counting
140 stories and counting
140 stories and counting
140 stories and counting
140 stories and counting
140 stories and counting
140 stories and counting
140 stories and counting
140 stories and counting

PORTRAITS

PORTRAITS

“Don’t stress about biology so much.”

Jana, Berlin

“I feel that if I truly want to be happy, there's no space in my life for kids.”

Georgina, Berlin

“I don’t want to sound pompous, but my comedy actually provides value to society.”

Kat, Berlin

“Having so much time on my hands for myself was a dream I never thought I would have.”

Devi, Berlin

“I respect you for your choices, so respect me for mine.”

Sonia, Berlin

“I always say I was born in the wrong place.”

Olga, Berlin

“Either you’ll be compelled to have children, or you won’t. You have to let nature take its course.”

Lucy, Berlin

“This isn’t a fact-based decision. It’s about emotions.”

Maren, Berlin

WEAR IT
WITH PRIDE

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SHORT STORIES

“There’s more to life than being a mom.”

Anonymous

“I believe we all have an individual journey, and that journey is divine.”

Jen, 42, USA

“How could I possibly know anything about raising children?”

Sabrina, 42, USA

“I hope one day we see a world where women aren’t judged on the contents of their womb, but on their own accomplishments.”

Laur, 26, USA

“We don’t need to have a child to ‘start a family’.”

Rachel, 30, Australia

“I would feel sad and jealous every time I saw a woman with a newborn. It was such a toxic time.”

Rana, 36, Sweden

“‘Losing’ friends one after another forced me to think again about my natural feeling of not wanting to have children.”

Monika, 35, Norway

“Don’t stress about biology so much.”

Jana, Berlin

“I had some shame and difficulty admitting this out loud.”

Maurice, 47, USA

“I'm from a very supportive African family. They just want me to be happy which I am.”

Lindi, 34, South Africa

“I don’t feel pressure or have kids but I do feel pressured to caveat my decision by saying that I like children.”

Anonymous

“Motherhood is one initiation, a beautiful one indeed, but it is not the only one for us.”

Romona, 42, USA

WE ARE COMMUNITY

PODCASTS

Episode 29

Create a life together, with Melanie Hunter

How does a couple make the childfree choice together?

Eva Zu Beck

Episode 28

Life on your own terms, with Eva zu Beck

The adventure travel icon inspires us to bring our dreams to life.

Episode 27

We're just humans with hormones, with Emma Hollen

What's more responsible than getting a tubal ligation because you know you don't have what it takes to be a good mother?

Episode 26

Unfertilized eggs, with Jerra Latrice Mitchell

Meet a campaigner making space for childfree and childless women of colour.

Episode 25

Finding acceptance, with Anna Brooke

A high school teacher's journey from circumstance to choice proves there are so many ways to be childfree.

Episode 24

Go for your dreams, with Jenny Castano

For this first-generation trailblazer, being childfree meant creating the life she’d always dreamed about.

Episode 23

Totally tubular, with Caitlin Durante

One comedian's path to permanent birth control.

Episode 22

Best of Season 1!

Highlights of the first season of We are Childfree, and some big news about what’s coming next!

Episode 21

Navigating ambivalence, with clarity coach Keltie Maguire

How to feel confident in your childfree choice, and still leave the door open to possibility.

Episode 20

Taking the road less-travelled, with 65-year-old clinical psychologist Shelley

This second-wave feminist has been lighting our way since the 70s!

Episode 19

Being our full, true selves, with actor and doula Elizabeth Ho

All Hollywood sees is a mom. We see a childfree icon!

Episode 18

What if...? with novelist Donna Freitas

What would you do if you always knew you didn't want children, married someone who felt the same, and then *they* changed their mind?

EVENT

How to save for a pension with Lucy smith

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JOURNAL

Zoë Noble interviewed for Eva Zu Beck's Unplugged

News

The We are Childfree community on Eva Zu Beck’s Unplugged!

The world travel icon speaks to us for her new video all about the childfree choice.

Opinion

Choosing children, part 1

Dania Ayah Alkhouli shares her experience of being Muslim, Arab, and childfree.

Opinion

Iconic Dolly Parton quotes that inspire us to live our best childfree lives

Do it like Dolly! Get some inspo straight from the queen herself.

Opinion

The Cult of Choice Feminism

Laur Fitch argues for a feminism that goes beyond celebrating our choices.