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By: Gay Parenting Team
October 28th, 2014

Ready to be a dad? Discover your options this upcoming weekend at the 10th Annual NY Men Having Babies 2014 Surrogacy Seminar & Gay Parenting Expo.

Family Building

By: Gay Parenting Team
August 25th, 2014

Gay Family Building Consultations in Chicago Ready to begin building your family? Dr. Leondires and members of the GayParentsToBe Team will be available for in-person consultations in Chicago on September 12 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm at the Center on Halstead, 3656 N Halstead, Chicago, IL.

Gay Parenting | LGBT News

By: Dan Woog
August 19th, 2014

It’s astonishing, and frustrating. Though 97% of peer-reviewed papers agree that climate change is man-made, those 3% of deniers squawk loudly enough to get their voices heard, often in mainstream media.

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By: Amy Demma
June 26th, 2014

What Happened with the Texas Gay Fathers Case? Photo via GLAAD, courtesy Jason Hanna and Joe Riggs

Family Building

By: Gay Parenting Team
June 17th, 2014

LEO Zoological Conservation Center, Veterinarians, and Dr. Mark Leondires Accomplish a Milestone Victory for Wildlife Conservation Ever wonder what your fertility doctor was up to in his or her free time? We would like to share with you what award-winning Dr. Mark Leondires, Medical Director at Gay Parents To Be, has been doing for the past several years.

Family Building | Gay Parenting

By: Dr. Mark P. Leondires
June 12th, 2014

Celebrating Father's Day, Sunday, June 15th, Dr. Mark Leondires, Medical Director of Gay Parents to Be, reflects on his own journey as a gay parent. Learn about his rewarding experience of being a father of two. Flash back. My teenager years. I had always assumed I would have a family of my own. However, the journey was a circuitous path finding the right person to build a family with, meeting my husband-to-be, and discussing children – all the while sitting across from other heterosexual couples and gay men in my office who were taking charge of their family building goals, and then taking the plunge.


By: Gay Parenting Team
June 4th, 2014

June is National Gay Pride Month Gay pride or LGBTQ pride is a global movement and philosophy asserting that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals should be proud of their sexual orientation and embrace their gender identity. June is now the month of acceptance and the month to welcome diversity in communities regardless of sexual orientation. Check out some exciting events happening across the country that are great for your entire family!

Gay Parenting

By: Dan Woog
May 22nd, 2014

Celebrate The Summer With Family It’s only May. Not quite summer. But after a long winter and cold spring, Martha and the Vandellas’ advice is apt: The time is right for dancing in the street.

Gay Parenting | Gay Surrogacy | Surrogacy Law

By: Dan Woog
April 25th, 2014

Some kinds of myths – the “traditional story” ones -- are great. They provide entertainment and information, and help us make sense of the world. Other myths – those widely held, but false, beliefs -- are not good. In the LGBTQ world, myths can be downright dangerous.

Family Building | Gay Parenting | Gay Surrogacy

By: Gay Parenting Team
March 31st, 2014

For LGBT parents-to-be, very exciting developments lie ahead. Here are five new developments in the medical world that are aiding many same-sex couples and singles by choice to build the family of their dreams.


By: Gay Parenting Team
March 24th, 2014

On April 5 from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. the Triangle Community Center (TCC) of Fairfield County, CT and GayParentsToBe will host “Getting Started: A Lunch & Learn on LGBTQ Family Planning.” During the event, a panel of experts will discuss family building in the LGBTQ community. The event will include a light lunch and is being held at TCC’s new location at 618 West Avenue in Norwalk.

Family Building | Gay Parenting | LGBT News

By: Dan Woog
March 10th, 2014

Amid good news, gay parenting is still a challenge. Uganda. Russia. Arizona.