When you start your family-building journey as member of the LGBTQ+ community, you will find that medical insurance coverage is often lacking, and that there are still laws in some states that prohibit gestational surrogacy and other practices that may benefit you. You probably know from experience that laws and regulations are not necessarily geared for your convenience or your protection. Let that be the end of negative thoughts. Happily, plenty of people have found the path to biological family building. You can, too.
No matter who you are or where you live, the desire to have children is powerful. The problem for LGBTQ couples, though, is that it’s easier in some states than in others.
A scorecard of legal victories for aspiring LGBTQ parents will show mixed results from state to state. But homes across the country, where children’s laughter is becoming more common every day, reflect a positive trend
This month, we introduce a new series of interviews: Personal Family Building Stories. We’ll talk with couples who have completed their family building journey as patients of Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), the IVF fertility clinic with whom GayParentsToBe partners with.
Men Having Babies held it's Family Building Conference in Brussels last week. This conference is designed to address the medical and emotional options for gay men who are looking to build their own families. Attendees are given the opportunity to learn about new treatments, talk directly to doctors and specialists, explore parenting options and network with others who are at a similar stage of the journey.
Dr. Mark Leondires, Medical Director of Gay Parents To Be® is available for complimentary consultations for gay couples or single gay men who want to learn more about their family building options. In-person Metro NYC consults: Gay Parents To Be® 1625 3rd Ave., Suite LL New York, NY 10128 (view map)
Photo created by Hea Poh Lin from Noun Project Justice was issued for two same-sex couples in Arkansas this week when they sued their high court after upholding a law stating that non-biological parents could not appear on their child’s birth certificate.
Alicia and Julia’s story began as a classic representation of love at first sight. It all happened organically and eventually came together as strangers turned into friends and then ultimately soulmates.
Dr. Mark P. Leondires, medical director of Gay Parents To Be, will be scheduling complimentary consultations for gay couples or single gay men who want to learn more about their family building options in Dallas. Save Your Spot
Become a Parent via Surrogacy, Egg or Sperm Donor or Adoption Book a Free LGBT Family Building Consult at Expo. Thinking of becoming a parent? Dreaming about it? Mark Leondires MD and Medical Director at Gay Parents To Be®
We are very excited to announce that Gay Parents To Be® at RMACT (Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut) has earned the designation of Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). What does this mean…especially to you?