Guys, I need you to read this. I need to tell you about something terrible that happened to me. This was one of the most traumatic things I’ve had to write, and I hope you will read it carefully, in a spirit of respect and understanding.
As I’ve mentioned on Facebook before, my wife is pregnant. We recently went for an ultrasound, only to be unexpectedly assaulted by the worst kind of bigotry and close mindedness you can imagine. The ultrasound technician observed a penis and declared — right then and there, completely on her own and without warning — that we’re having a “boy.”
I have never been so outraged in my life. Who is she to ASSUME that a penis automatically means our child is a boy? Who is she to ASSIGN a gender based on something as meaningless and utterly arbitrary as a reproductive organ? You can’tThis post was originally published on this site