Lynelle’s Writings and Interviews




ICAV Webinars

ICAV & RM: Educational Videos for Professionals (Nov 2021)

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

Contributions to Books

Extraordinary Journey: The Lifelong Path of the Transracial Adoptee (2021)

The Adoption Coverup in Sri Lanka by Sanne Rossen: English translation provided by Lynelle Long (2019)

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

The Eftychia Project Greek Adoptee Reunion guest speaker presentation (Oct 2023)

Nordic Adoption Council (NAC) Conference guest speaker presentation (15 Sept 2023)

Fireside Adoptee Interview 1 and Interview 2 (Sept 2022)

ABC Radio National: God Forbid program (July 2022)
Discovering you are not who you thought you were

Stella: The Story of Our Trauma (May 2022)
Episode 11: Interview with Lynelle Long – Adoption, Isolation & A Community of Support

United Survivors of Suicide Webinar: Adoption and Suicide Prevention – Adult Adoptees Speak (Oct 2021)

Jigsaw QLD Australia’s Adopt Perspective podcast (Aug 2021)

Transforming Children’s Care Webinar #4: Children’s Right to Identity in Alternative Care (Jun 2021) including other guest speakers.

Pulled by the Root: Amplifying Adoption Issues – Lynelle Long podcast (2021)

University of Oregon: CONNECTIONS Adoption Conference, Adoptee Panel including Ming Canaday & Astrid Castro (May 2021)

Finding Humanity podcast Separated: The Ethics of Adoption including myself, David Smolin & Julie Rosicky (2021)

Cancelling an adoption: the case of Netra Sommer (Spanish, English translation 2021)

Immigration Solution Lawyers Webinar Intercountry Adoption including David Smolin & Patricia Fronek (2020)

AdoptiON AIR interview (2020)

#IAMNOTAVIRUS interview (2020)

Guest speaker in a 3-part series on Intercountry Adoption at the The Good Problem Podcast (2020); Lynelle, Laura and Jessica

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)

Ipsify: In Conversation with Lynelle Long about Living with Adoption (2017)

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 Episode 5: 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)