Do Women Really Become Surrogates For Purely Altruistic Reasons?

More and more women are selling their eggs and becoming surrogates because of the current economic clusterfuck, the Wall Street Journal reports. You can earn up to $50,000 by selling your eggs or renting your uterus. Besides the physical demands on egg donors (no drinking, no smoking, no sex) and the possible physical… » 12/09/08 12:30pm 12/09/08 12:30pm

IVF Patients To Other Infertile Females: Keep Your Paws Off Our Embryos

Hot on the heels of NYC socialite Alex Kuczynski's surrogacy overshare in the New York Times Magazine comes news that the majority of women who have undergone in vitro fertilization do not want to share their extra eggs. According to the Times, "53 percent did not want to donate their embryos to other couples, mostly… » 12/04/08 9:30am 12/04/08 9:30am

Writer, Socialite Explains Her "Mad Desire" For A Baby Through Surrogacy

New York Times » 11/26/08 3:00pm 11/26/08 3:00pm rich person-chronicler and Alex Kuczynski wrote the cover story for the this Sunday's about having a baby through a surrogate. A couple of things are evident: Kuczynski worries too much about what her peers think, she is fairly flippant about the things her enormous wealth allows her to do, and that…

Once Upon A Time, When We Still Feared Global Poverty, We Learned A…

What is it about the "Global Population, Magnitude Of" thing that so vexes the world's rich people? I'm asking in light of the food crisis and the energy crisis bringing back that old " Malthusian population crisis » 7/31/08 3:00pm 7/31/08 3:00pm" fear. I'm also asking in light of my kinda recent discovery that the American rights to the RU-486…

Is It About Time We Made A "Pregnancy Pact" Of Our Own?

The conventional wisdom holds that media types are biased in favor of the Theory of Evolution. So why is it all they seem to print these days are stories hellbent on convincing us that the WRONG PEOPLE are procreating?? No doubt you, too, spent more time over the past few months consuming the latest on the Duggar… » 7/02/08 12:00pm 7/02/08 12:00pm

Woman Sentenced To Year In Prison For Forging Son's Knocked-Up …

Well here is a fucking mess. Girl, 16, gets pregnant. Girl tells boyfriend, boyfriend's mom finds out by snooping through his text messages, mom has big plans for her son, mom pressures girl to get an abortion, tells her not to tell her parents, forges the required parental notification letter and pays for everythign;… » 6/12/08 1:30pm 6/12/08 1:30pm

The Insane Story Of Stuart Miller's Hollywood Sperm Bank Bondage Cult

Meet Stuart Miller. You thought Dov Charney was a creepy boss? In Stuart's defense, he runs a sperm bank. But Growing Generations is a high-end sperm (and surrogate) bank catering to Hollywood agents and assorted other corporate bigwig types that was just profiled in W Magazine! So you can imagine how Miller's old… » 5/21/08 1:00pm 5/21/08 1:00pm

Rush Limbaugh: Women Love Hillary Because They've "Had Two Or Three…

"You have to understand the mindset of a lot of these feminists and women...These women have paid their dues. They've been married two or three times; they've had two or three abortions; they've done everything that feminism asked them to do. They have cut men out of their lives; they have devoted themselves to causes… » 4/02/08 2:00pm 4/02/08 2:00pm