A Full-Time Job
By Patrick Appel
Kerry Howley was irked by the Thomas Frank column that set Chris off:
People find this transaction so unappealling in part because women are not supposed to acknowledge that pregnancy can be a burden; rather, it’s “what we’re made for,” “deeply fulfilling.” “You’re glowing!” men say, patting you on the back for a job well done, an evolutionary purpose fulfilled. Surrogacy exposes pregnancy for what it is: work.