My Biracial Partnership is Not Your Curiosity Petri Dish

Ashley Strahm
4 min readMar 10, 2022

The mystery of how our babies ‘will turn out’ is not enough of a reason to have them.

We’ve blended enough of our lives together; genes are simply not required.

Sure, sometimes I catch myself wondering. What would they be like if we did have them? These children that everyone keeps remarking that we have, that we’ll change our minds and give in to create — who will they turn out to be?

Ashley Strahm

Jersey roots, Durham fruit. Committed to justice, enthralled by stories, and inspired by an equitable future for us all.