Anndee Hochman
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My journalistic endeavors began at the Ardmore Junior High School Gavel, a two-page newspaper we typed on purple mimeograph sheets and handed out in homeroom.

Since then, my features, profiles, essays and reviews have appeared in magazines and newspapers including Working Mother, O, the Oprah Magazine, Redbook, Health, OUT, the Journal of the American Medical Association and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

I have written extensively about the changing nature of the family, covering issues of adoption, foster care, assisted reproduction and same-sex parenting. But curiosity (or editorial whim) have led me to some even stranger places: interviews with  urban chicken farmers, tattoo artists, professional childproofers and dream researchers.

Stories about family, education, health, culture, religion and community snag my interest; I also have a soft spot for the local, the irreverent and the quirky.

Some of my articles and essays are archived on their publications’ websites; others are available in back issues at your local library. A few recent citations:

“Safe at Home: New parents don’t stop at childproofing stairs or outlets. They’re seeking the advice of professionals.”
The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 28, 2005.

“Don’t Panic: Women are twice as likely as men to have panic attacks. The good news is there’s help.”
Health
, June 2004.

“Room at the Table: A weekly meal keeps friends connected.”
Working Mother,
December/January 2004.

“Sperm Search: As children of lesbians who used donor insemination come of age, Anndee Hochman explores issues that arise when donors make their IDs available.”
OUT
, March 2003.

“Whose Sperm Is It, Anyway?”
O, The Oprah Magazine
, December 2002.

“The Story Lady.”
O, The Oprah Magazine,
November 2002.

Anndee Hochman

 

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