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Christopher White from the Center for Bioethics and Culture Network has a great article in Forbe’s. In it he makes the case that surrogate parenthood for money is a form of human trafficking. He also recently co-authored a piece for the National Review with Jennifer Lahl on Why Gestational Surrogacy is Wrong. They’re both thoughtful […]


Posted at: April 17th, 2014 - 4:26 am - Number of Comments » 0

All Narelle Grech from Australia knew of her father was that his code name was T5, he was brown-haired and brown-eyed with O-positive blood type. “When I was a teenager, I carried that information around with me on a scrap of paper, the way other kids carried a photograph of their dad,” she said. “It […]


Posted at: January 3rd, 2014 - 7:56 am - Number of Comments » 3

Dammit, Mitt. You don’t make it easy for me to want to vote for you as opposed to just voting against Obama. I knew that Mitt Romney’s son Tagg had used IVF and a surrogate mother twice to give birth to three of his six children. I didn’t hold his son’s actions against Mitt himself, […]


Posted at: October 8th, 2012 - 6:46 am - Number of Comments » 2

This week NBC premiered its new fall sitcom, The New Normal, promoting egg donation, IVF and surrogacy. Here’s a trailer: While everyone’s hearts bleed for infertile and gay couples, what about the children created using this technology with anonymous sperm and eggs who are upset about having half their identity deliberately withheld from them? I […]


Posted at: September 12th, 2012 - 10:58 pm - Number of Comments » 0

In Must Not See TV news, NBC’s latest attempt at humor this fall will be The New Normal, a 30 minute sitcom about a young, single mother who agrees to become a gay couple’s surrogate mother. In the trailer for The New Normal, there is a scene in which the gay couple is speaking to […]


Posted at: June 22nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm - Number of Comments » 1

The Tablet has an excellent article from Simi Lampert who explains why donating her eggs seemed like an easy way to make money — until she thought about her family and the fact that she was not only selling her eggs, but also, potentially, her biological children. She begins: I decided to sell my eggs. […]


Posted at: April 19th, 2012 - 5:06 pm - Number of Comments » 1