lgbt family building
Late last year, in reaction to recent incendiary industry scandals and calls to modernize California statutes relating to third party reproduction, Governor Jerry Brown signed California Assembly Bill 1217, which became operative January 1, 2013, as California Family Code Sections 7960 et seq. Efforts to codify California law have been ongoing for two decades without success. Led by the lobbying efforts of Bill...
Mental health professionals often are in the position of helping people build families with the help of egg or sperm donors. At times we see people who have been trying to get pregnant on their own, sometimes for years, and are devastated that they have not been able to conceive a child. We also see same sex couples or single...
Over 200 people attended Path2Parenthood's fundraiser, IlluminationsLA 2012, celebrating those who have made a difference in the areas of fertility and family building. This year, we recognized Dr. Richard Buyalos of Fertility and Surgical Associates, and Simon Halls of Slate PR.
Hosted by Josh and Lisa Greer at their exquisite Beverly Hills home, it was LA at its best....
The lawsuit by the state of Kansas against hapless sperm donor William
Marotta of Topeka continues to make headlines. In case you unplugged
during the holidays, here’s the back story: In 2009 Mr. Marotta
responded to a Craig’s List ad soliciting a sperm donor to enable a
lesbian couple, Angela Bauer and Jennifer Schreiner, to have a child
This informational handbook is designed to give you an overview about family building for the LGBT Community. Everyone deserves to have the family of their dreams. We hope that this book will give you some of the tools you can use to make that happen. If you need more information, Path2Parenthood is here for you.
Really? That's amazing!
That's the number one response we received from physicians when we discussed our outreach program to men living with HIV. The message is simple and extraordinary: with proper care, men living with HIV can have biologically related children. Though this is the Gay & Lesbian Medical Association Annual Conference, and we've been talking with physicians primarily...
It was a dark and stormy night. No, really, it was a dark and stormy night! The Gay Women's Gathering in Miami Beach was still about half an hour from beginning, and already many of the women were arriving at the Miami Beach LGBT Visitor Center. Our gracious and charming host, Karen Brown, the Executive Director, was making everyone feel...
On August 23rd Rufus Wainwright will be marrying his partner of five years, Jorn Weisbrodt, out in Montauk, Long Island.
I've always liked Rufus Wainwright's music, but only became interested in his family building story after I saw him in concert in July.
The show opened with Adam Cohen, son of the legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, and...
We generally accept that every person has the right to create a family of their own. But for transsexual persons this did not seem obvious until the recent past because the hormone treatments and surgeries necessary for transition would leave those people unable to reproduce.
Thirty years ago a question about fertility preservation prior to sexual reassignment surgery had...