Hannah was born and raised in Scotland before moving to New Zealand aged 16. She is currently a PhD student in medical anthropology, exploring surrogacy and parenthood in New Zealand. She writes about disability, ableism, academia, sexuality, infertility, surrogacy, and is particularly passionate challenging stigmas around the above topics.
The Handmaid's Tale portrays surrogacy as an act of violent exploitation. Surrogacy researcher Hannah Gibson considers how the show affects our understanding of surrogacy in New Zealand and asks: are women here being exploited?