So absurd, only a critical theory intellectual could believe it

[Sophie] Lewis finds herself in a difficult situation. She has set out to write a book about pregnancy, but is determined not to refer directly to the class of people who can become pregnant. She pointedly avoids words like women” and mothers” and instead writes of people who can gestate,” with only occasional lapses. There can be no utopian thought on reproduction that does not involve uncoupling gestation from the gender binary” Lewis says in her introduction. It does not make for a promising start.

Louise Perry, reviewing Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family

March 31, 2020

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