🔒 HISTORY: Mpreg! (Male pregnancy, for the uninitiated.)

Is the way we receive today’s news at all informed by how we consumed yesterday’s internet culture?

It feels like every few years since about 2008, a shocking headline about a “pregnant man” starts making the rounds.

The earliest one I remember is Thomas Beatie, whose transgender identity was all but completely erased in the service of clickbait. (That’s not to suggest that nobody would have clicked i…

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