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J.P. Hoornstra

J.P. Hoornstra is a writer based in Los Angeles. His sports writing appears in the L.A. Daily News, his travel writing in the New York Daily News, and he's been featured as an expert commentator on ESPN, SportsNet LA and MLB Network. 

Family Building | Gay Parenting | Gay Surrogacy

By: J.P. Hoornstra
February 19th, 2019

Blazing a trail might result in glory, but the road is often rough. When Dr. Mark Leondires founded RMA of Connecticut in 2002, his team consisted of seven people. There was no template for building a clinic for a gay person trying to have children. So he decided to construct one himself. To this day, Gay Parents To Be, offered through RMA of Connecticut, has helped more than a thousand members of the LGBTQ+ community start families.