A father is not technically needed for a woman to have a child, says Jyoti Athanikar. The State Department begs to differ.
About Jyoti Athanikar
Jyoti Athanikar is formally trained in the life sciences, she received her undergraduate and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Irvine. She is currently a science communications specialist at the University of Michigan Medical School. She occasionally forays into non-science narratives and---in her words---“pedestrian poetry” for fun and for nourishment and healing. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with her lovely young daughter.