Conservative media figures are using homophobia and misogyny to attack surrogacy and IVF

Posted on AllSides December 8th, 2023
From The Left
Media Bias, Media Watch, Media Industry, Homophobia, Conservatives
Andrea Austria / Media Matters

Right-wing media figures are increasingly using homophobic and sexist rhetoric to shame LGBTQ couples, including some who work in right-wing media, and single women for using surrogacy and in vitro fertilization to have babies. Since Fox News’ Guy Benson announced his son’s birth via surrogate earlier this month, some conservative media figures have begun amplifying the attacks on fertility treatments that arose last year, attacking Benson and his husband’s use of surrogacy as “disturbing” and “an abomination.”

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