Human Exceptionalism

Posted By on January 15, 2014

Objectifying Birth Mothers as “Gestational Carriers”

I thought that language which dehumanized women was supposed to be verboten. But in the procreation as manufacture world of IVF, surrogate mothers, who used to be known as birth mothers, are now called “gestational carriers.”  As in the recent birth of a child for Nicole Kidman and her husband by a surrogate birth mother.

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