Hell, THIS is the part that's confusing me...
One father who live-streamed his partner's labour on Facebook last May,
Ok, usually they use "partner" when referencing gay guys these days...so, are we really worrying so much about a private video going public, when we have here, apparently...new of the first man on earth GIVING BIRTH?!?!
I've never heard of a normal heterosexual couple being referred to as "partners" before...girlfriend, wife, sister (in KY)....but never partner, I thought that was the pure domain of the homosexual set...?
In the realm of political correctness, 'partner' is the preferred term to cover all possible words that could be use to describe the person or persons that one would consider them self to be 'with'.
Something something, its not discriminatory.
Source: Enlightened friends in the collegiate world that insist on re-educating me regularly.