The ‘pregnant man’

Let me just say this about the guy in the US that recently had a baby:

I’m happy for them that they had a healthy baby and everything, but the only…not really ‘issue’, more of a minor annoyance, I have with this news story is that this keeps coming up in the news as a ‘pregnant man’, implying that by some miracle of science a man gave birth to a baby. I know that sensationalism is what makes the headlines, but you have to put quotes around at least a couple of words in any headline about this, because IMO it wasn’t a ‘man’ that gave birth – that word just happens to be shorter than ‘a man who is legally a man but was born a woman and had a sex change but kept all the bits to make babies’…

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