My Label and Me: Infertile by Samantha Walsh

For every living organism, life is a competition; a battle to exist.

As humans at the top of the food chain, we’ve evolved such that our daily battles are not usually physical ones as we fight off our prey; those primitive methods have been replaced with more advanced ways of measuring our place within the hierarchy of our species.

From the moment of conception (or even before in the case of assisted reproduction, when the ‘best’ egg and sperm can be pre-selected; cherry-picked for quality) we are competing, then classified by our characteristics.


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