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Why Surrogacy Laws Must Be Established — the Story of the Ott-Dahls
by Keston Ott-Dahl
March 18th, 2016
When my partner Andrea became a surrogate for another lesbian couple we had no idea we would end up starting over as new parents.
Uterus Transplants: Identifying Stakeholders & Objections
by Elliot Hosman
March 10th, 2016
Clinical trials have migrated from Sweden to the US, and questions regarding safety, ethics, and social justice are mounting.
Bridging Borders: Transnational Surrogacy, Queer Kinship & Reproductive Justice
by Elliot Hosman
February 25th, 2016
A report on the Making Families conference at UC Berkeley connecting reproductive justice, queer kinship, and transnational surrogacy practices, stories, and research.
Israeli Parents, Indian Surrogates, a Nepali Earthquake, and "Cheap White Eggs"
by Diane Beeson,
February 8th, 2016
A recent Radiolab episode reveals rarely examined layers of complexity in the typically fairy-tale accounts of cross-border surrogacy.
Expert: Parents often won't take surrogate kids with defects
by Rod McGuirk
February 3rd, 2016
Baby Gammy, left by intended parents with his poor surrogate mother in Thailand, was one of several cases of surrogate children abandoned, an expert told a parliamentary inquiry.
Italy Considers Civil Unions — But May Add Penalties for Surrogacy
by Trudy Ring
January 22nd, 2016
As Italy’s Parliament prepares to debate a civil unions bill, some lawmakers have proposed an amendment punishing couples who use overseas surrogates to become parents.
'Somebody has to be the icebreaker': Aussies seeking babies turn to Cambodia
by Lindsay Murdoch
Sydney Morning Herald
October 30th, 2015
A booming surrogacy industry chased out of Thailand and Nepal has established itself in Cambodia, where human trafficking laws and a lack of surrogacy regulation could produce fraught legal battles.
Expanding Notions of Discrimination: Genetic Information & Competitive Sports
by Craig Klugman
October 16th, 2015
The International Olympic Committee has new hormonal guidelines to segregate athletes into two competitive sex categories.
Feminists, get ready: pregnancy and abortion are about to be disrupted
by Eleanor Robertson
October 12th, 2015
A clinical trial of uterine transplants will begin soon in the UK. Are artificial wombs on the horizon?
No, Scientists Have Not Found the 'Gay Gene'
by Ed Yong
October 10th, 2015
A widely reported study purporting to find epigenetic marks associated with sexual orientation in men is an underpowered fishing expedition that used inappropriate statistics.
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