bioethics and life

7. Is happiness only for married couples?

Marriage is not the only context in which we can fulfill our capacity to love. Friendship and the giving of ‘self’ are also precious expressions of love. There are men and women who decide not […]

bioethics and life

The Italian feminist against surrogacy

We cannot regard surrogacy as a gesture of freedom or love. In Italy the practice is illegal, but in our world the ‘elsewhere’ is here: Italian “customers” can choose from various countries to find a […]

bioethics and life

24. When does human life begin?

Human life begins at the precise moment when the two half-cells, the sperm of the man and the ovum of the woman, meet and form the first cell of a unique being who will never […]

bioethics and life

Surrogacy: No Laughing Matter

On April Fools’ Day last year, a German LGBTI website came under attack for announcing the raffle of a surrogate mother in Thailand and an egg donor for a gay couple. The ‘package’ was said […]