Blogs/Web Pages/Articles

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The 430 Books in Marilyn Monroe's Library

Open Culture

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Children in care need long-term support, not punishment | David Akinsanya

David Akinsanya

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10 Screwed Up Movie Orphans

Spout

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Orphan Stories | Encyclopedia.com

Anon

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CELCIS blog on superheroes from the care system

Charlotte Armitage

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Floella Benjamin

Floella Benjamin

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Mary's story

Janette Bright

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7 Novels about Orphans

Elizabeth Brooks

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The PhD question…

Rosie Canning

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Taking control of the narrative with my debut novel Careless

Kirsty Capes

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How 10 Orphans From eSwatini Helped Write A Prize-Winning Movie

Rachel Cohen

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Charlie Chaplin and the story of care

Coram

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Orphan's role in movie upsets adoption groups

David Crary

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That Reminds Me by Derek Owusu review – a fresh and powerful debut

Michael Donkor

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Kirsty Capes | 'It’s important to have stories about the care experience that are positive' | The Bookseller

Charlotte Eyre

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‘Trailblazer’ in the rights movement for children in care. Television Director, Screen writer.

Sean Geoghegan

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Book Review: That Reminds Me

Barbara Grant

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Hannah's story

Carol Harris

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Examining Rita Mae Brown’s “Rubyfruit Jungle”

Anna J Haynes

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The life-changing power of a street dog named Lucy

Ishbel Holmes

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From the first admissions: How care has changed in 280 years

Carol Homden

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It was lonely growing up in care – but I felt even more isolated after I left | Fostering | The Guardian

Louise Hughes

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Finding hope. An imperfect journey to growth and happiness

Leah Elizabeth

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I felt a strange grief when I found my birth mother': Jackie Kay on The Adoption Papers

Jackie Kay

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The Uses of Orphans

Alison Kinney

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Your Sexuality Is the Least Interesting Thing About You: Rita Mae Brown on RubyFruit Jungle's Rerelease

Llana Masad

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DrDee-ThinkingOutLoud

Dee Michell

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Literary Hub

Liz Moore

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Comment: Is ‘lived experience’ a change-maker or ball and chain?

Kenny Murray

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Character Type: Orphan

Scott Myers

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Neil Morrissey's rags to riches tale of growing up in Stoke-on-Trent care home

Hayley Parker

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A Safe Place to Return

Benjamin Perks

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Neil Morrissey revisits his children's home roots | Society | The Guardian

Raekha Prasad

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Drawing on Childhood: New exhibition examines why so many of our most cherished fictional heroes are orphans | The Independent

Etan Smallman

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The Meaning of Maggie in Toni Morrison's 'Recitatif'

Catherine Sustana et al.

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I wanted to write about a care system that didn’t care very much': Kit de Waal on My Name Is Leon

Kit de Waal

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Who We Are

Who Cares Scotland

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I left care at 15 and soon went to borstal. Young people can’t just be abandoned | David Akinsanya

David Akinsanya

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Ploughshares at Emerson College

Kelly Amber

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The Best Movies About Orphans

Anon

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An open letter to Long Lost Family from an adoptee

Anon

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Orphans in Literature

Dave Astor

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Success Stories and Sad Statistics??

Wayne Biffa

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Eleanor and George’s story – love at the Foundling Hospital

Janette Bright

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CELCIS Reach - article on the creative workshops run by Inspired Youth

CELCIS

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Orphans & Care Experience in Literature

Rosie Canning

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I’ve Been In A Bad Mood

Chris Chmielewski

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Mercy's story

Coram

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Henry Fielding, Tom Jones and care

Amy Cotterill

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Teenage Tales: Sneaking Looks In Sexy Books

Emily Danforth

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A Hidden Intersectionality: Care Experience, Disability

Lys Eden; Jamie Crabb

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Whatever happened to the little girl who played Annie?

Lisa Flowers

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The Children’s rights Movement and the Charity sector.

Sean Geoghegan

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There's a lot of stigma': why do so few care leavers go to university? | Universities | The Guardian

Rachel Hall

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Theodore's story - Coram Story #realstoriesofcare

Carol Harris

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Alone in the world | The Spectator

Philip Hensher

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How one stray dog changed my life forever

Ishbel Holmes

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The Queen's Gambit is a striking study of female genius, and the drama of the year

Sarah Hughes

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Almost half of children in care fear stigma

Louise Hunt

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Marguerita Moorcroft obituary

Ruth Jampel

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Growing up in care

Áine Kelly

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Care leavers met with Jacqueline Wilson to debate the true reality of care

Eve Livingston

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12 Best Movies About Orphans

Biplab Mazumder

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Real Life Super Heroes

Dee Michell

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I was one of Britain's last foundlings

Joanna Moorhead

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My name is Kenny and I love animals

Kenny Murray

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How Being Privately Fostered In White Families Impacted These People's Lives And Identities

Ade Onibada

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Children in care are not just numbers: we must challenge the stigma

Jimmy Paul

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“Because I Grew Up In An Orphanage”

Benjamin Perks

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Neil Morrissey revisits his children's home roots

Raekha Prasad

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Author of ‘Hackney Child’ on absent parents, care homes, and Mother’s Day

Cachella Smith

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Bridgeman Blog

Bridgeman Team

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The Untold Story of Queer Foster Families | The New Yorker

Michael Waters

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I was a child in care. We needed love, not chemicals | David Akinsanya

David Akinsanya

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Category:Fictional orphans

Anon

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Films about orphans

Anon

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What is it really like being a Care Experienced Person?

Charlotte Armitage

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Orphans | film by Pakula [1987]

Michael Barson

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John’s story – one of the first foundlings

Janette Bright

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Trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Determinism and Stigma...

Jack Brookes

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Nobody's Child by GJ Urquhart – Book Review. Leeds care home memoir.

Sandra Callard

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A Portrait Of Care (@aportraitofcare) • Instagram photos and videos

Rosie Canning

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Movies

Christian Alliance for Orphans

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Coram in literature

Coram

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Her name was Jean: International Women's Day 2021

Jamie Crabb

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Unbelievable review – grimly credible story of trauma, power and injustice

Hannah Daviies

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CARE COLLECTIVE ZINE - Issue 1.pdf

Lys Eden

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The True Story Behind the Netflix Series 'Unbelievable'

Mahita Gajanan

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Robert Duvall and Martin Sheen to join Luke Wilson in upcoming Fort Worth film ’12 Mighty Orphans'

Michael Granberry

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John Brownlow's story

Carol Harris

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Are care leavers really more likely to go to prison than university? – ExChange

Neil Harrison

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The reason why so many Disney characters are orphans is SO sad

Claire Hodgson

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When Ishbel met Lucy

Bradt Holmes Guides et al.

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Delma Hughes: I grew up in a world without parents

Delma Hughes

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Most Popular Orphan Girl Movies and TV Shows

IMDb

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Jackie Kay on putting her adoption on stage – and getting a pay rise for her successor

Jackie Kay

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Blog: Stigma and the care experience

Denisha Killoh

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A Reflection on a long career in Social Work

Ruth Martin

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A Lesson in Motherhood

Paula McLain

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The Orphanage' ('Parwareshgah'): Film Review | Cannes 2019

Jordan Mintzer

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Orphans in Fiction - The British Library

John Mullan

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How damaging are stories of damage?

Kenny Murray

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How the Mainstream Media Sees Us

Shalita O’Neale

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A Right to Love?

Benjamin Perks

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I wasn't told why I was taken into care. For years I thought it was my fault

Kerrie Portman

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Nicky Campbell: "There was a life long whisper: 'my mother didn't want me'"

Georgia Shepheard

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‘12 Mighty Orphans’ film to premiere in Fort Worth, TX in 2020 | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Stefan Stevenson

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Filming The One Percent

The One Percent

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Who Cares? Scotland project wins national campaign award

Who Cares Scotland