Feminist: We Must ‘Abolish the Family’ to Have a ‘Feminist Future’
The nuclear family must be abolished in favor of a “feminist future,” says one feminist writer.
In an article posted on Vice News, feminist writer Sophie Lewis proposed replacing the traditional family with a shared ‘surrogacy’ model in which “the labor of making new human beings is shared among all of us, ‘mother’ no longer being a natural category.”
“Her radical proposition is that we practice ‘full surrogacy’ by abolishing the family,” Vice reported. “That means caring for each other not in discrete private units (also known as nuclear households), but rather within larger systems of care that