Lynelle’s Writings




Individual Journey

What I Love about Adoptees

Not Existing

Self Care and Healing

Return to Birthland

Expectations of Gratitude

Ipsify: In Conversation with Lynelle Long about Living with Adoption

Importance of Pre & Post Adoption Support

Lifelong Impact of Cross Cultural Adoption (seminar)

Adoptee Experience of Transracial Adoption (seminar)

Adoptee Anger

What is it like to be adopted?

Abuse in Adoptive Families

Lynelle’s Thoughts After Insight

Contributions to Books

The Colour of Time: A Longitudinal Exploration of the Impact of Intercountry Adoption in Australia (2017)

Pieces of Me: Who do I Want to Be? Voices for and by Adopted Teens (2009)

The Colour of Difference: Journey’s of Transracial Adoption (2001)

Multi Media & Articles

Guest speaker at Family Preservation 365 (2019)

Co-Plenary Speaker at Society for the History of Children & Youth 2019 Conference (SHCY): Imagined Futures for Adopted Children

Guest speaker at CCI’s Adoptee Only Chat (2018)

Australian families still face a long wait for intercountry adoption (2016)

Contribution to Online Panels (2015)

Abbott’s plan to overhaul adoption laws (2015)

Compass: Passport to Parenthood video (2009)

7:30 Report video (18:57min) (2008)

Other People’s Babies – Special Delivery (2007)

SBS: Babies Without Borders  video (2006)

Australian Parliament: Standing Committee on Family & Human Services – Inquiry into Children adopted from Overseas (2005)

Nobody Here Like Me (2001)

Fear of a Lost Generation of Adoptees (2001)

Adopting Identities (1999)

World’s Apart (1998)