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What makes surrogacy like military service? by Marcy DarnovskyBiopolitical TimesApril 4th, 2008There are a number of similarities, starting with the fact that both involve putting your body and health on the line for a cause.
Report struggles with surrogacy issueby Hidekazu TanakaDaily YomiuriMarch 25th, 2008The Science Council of Japan's subcommittee on reproductive assistance medicine recently issued a report that said surrogate births should, in principle, be prohibited through legislation.
India Nurtures Business of Surrogate Motherhoodby Amelia GentlemanNew York TimesMarch 10th, 2008An enterprise known as reproductive outsourcing is a new but rapidly expanding business in India.
Who’s Biting Who?: Headlines on white surrogate for Asian coupleby Osagie ObasogieBiopolitical TimesMarch 10th, 2008Probably the oldest cliché in journalism is that the everyday ‘dog bites man story’ is not nearly as newsworthy as when the proverbial man who turns the tables and bites the dog. But when it comes to reproductive technologies, race is increasingly becoming the dividing line between journalists’ view of the ordinary and the extraordinary.
More media coverage of surrogacy outsourcingby Marcy DarnovskyBiopolitical TimesFebruary 21st, 2008The Today Show reports on the "rent-a-womb" boom in India.
What to Expect in ’08: The Business of Baby-Makingby Marcy DarnovskyBiopolitical TimesJanuary 21st, 2008What next for the notoriously under-regulated and highly lucrative assisted reproduction industry?
2007 in Review: The Baby Business Makes NewsGenetic CrossroadsDecember 21st, 2007The commerce of reproductive technology took some disturbing new twists this year.
Assisted Reproductive Technologies [PDF]Overview and Perspective Using a Reproductive Justice Frameworkby Emily GalpernDecember 10th, 2007This document, produced by the Gender and Justice Program, provides basic background information on assisted reproductive technologies (ART) and offers a perspective on ART using a reproductive justice framework.
Gay couple buys 'designer' sons from USby Peta HellardThe Daily Telegraph (Australia)October 14th, 2007A gay couple has travelled to the US to buy "designer twin boys" through a surrogate mother at a cost of as much as $133,000.
Oprah on Renting Wombs in India: “It’s beautiful”by Jamie D. BrooksBiopolitical TimesOctober 11th, 2007On Tuesday, viewers of the Oprah Winfrey Show were informed that Americans going to India to hire surrogates on the cheap is not exploitation. Rather, it’s a warm and fuzzy example of “women helping women.”
Women’s Mags Do Surrogacyby Marcy DarnovskyBiopolitical TimesSeptember 20th, 2007Two massive-circulation women’s lifestyle magazines – Glamour and Marie Claire – featured articles about contract pregnancy in their August issues.
[Letter to the Editor, New York Times Magazine] Your Gamete, Myselfby Marcy DarnovskyNew York Times MagazineAugust 26th, 2007Peggy Orenstein's article focuses on the experiences of women who conceive and bear children using other women's eggs. I hope that you will soon give the same sort of sympathetic attention to the women who are providing these eggs.
Birth Without the Bother?by Nicholas D. KristofNew York TimesJuly 23rd, 2007"So where do we regulate and draw the line? My vote is to allow genetic technologies aimed at combating disease or infertility, but to bar any effort that goes beyond the curative to enhance the germ line DNA of our offspring."
Gametes R Usby Marcy DarnovskyBiopolitical TimesJuly 19th, 2007In a New York Times Magazine piece last Sunday titled "Your Gamete, Myself," Peggy Orenstein writes at some length about the joys and angst of women who conceive and bear children using other women's eggs.
[UK] The white parents, an Indian baby and the new £3bn fertility tourismby  Ashling O’ConnorTimes OnlineApril 10th, 2007Wendy Duncan and her husband Brian are white. Nineteen months ago, the Lincolnshire housewife gave birth to a beautiful, healthy, Indian daughter.
Rent-a-womb in India fuels surrogate motherhood debateby Krittivas MukherjeeReutersFebruary 12th, 2007"Surrogate motherhood is among the latest in a long list of roles being outsourced to India, where rent-a-womb services are far cheaper than in the West."
Year in Review: Public secrets of the assisted reproduction industry (Part 1 of 5)Genetic CrossroadsDecember 14th, 2006Reproductive tourism: Class and conception in the global economy; The business that dares not speak its name; Selecting embryos for sex and arthritis
The Baby BusinessNew Book Focuses on Market for BabiesGenetic CrossroadsMarch 29th, 2006
CupidityThe EconomistFebruary 16th, 2006"Fertility treatment is a business with more than 1m customers and revenues of $3 billion a year in America alone. "
Race and the New Reproduction (Chapter 6 of Killing the Black Body)by Dorothy RobertsKilling the Black Body: Race, Reproduction and the Meaning of Liberty (New York; Pantheon, 1997)
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