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Alex has wanted to have a baby almost as long as she can remember. But how is a butch Chicana lesbian supposed to get sperm? Asking gay friends for a donation? Using sperm banks? Picking up men at nightclubs? In this first person story, Alex’s very strong drive to have a baby results in humorous and dramatic adventures. She is willing to take unexpected risks to achieve her goal.

The Web Series

This project is a collaboration of the director/animator Barb Taylor and writer/director Karleen Pendleton Jiménez. The two artists worked together previously on the award winning short film Tomboy

How to Get a Girl Pregnant is based on the book of the same name by Karleen Pendleton Jiménez, published in 2011 by Tightrope Books. It was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award and chosen for the 2013 Over The Rainbow List by the American Library Association.