Speaking up about infertility can shed light on a medical condition often kept hidden.
There will be a few challenges along the way, and here's a big one. You found your life's mate and you are ready to start a family. The only trouble is, because of your medical history, your body is incapable of holding a pregnancy to term.
Never could I have imagined I would find myself, my home and my destined chosen family all from a woman I met online.
Laurie Miller offers a cautionary tale about gestational surrogacy between close friends. Expectations and disappointment ended their friendship, and the two women never saw it coming.
A surrogate should be supported, loved, and acknowledged for the job they are doing, the gift they are giving, the sacrifice they are making, and the risk they are taking. I can hardly think of a more innapropriate and unsupportive comment than what my friend received.
He's Having a Baby! Men Having Babies Conference in NYC Offers Practical Assistance to Gay Men Dreaming of Parenting
The Men Having Babies conference returns to New York City on Oct. 6 to offer workshops and panels for gay men thinking about becoming parents. In addition to advice from experts, parents and surrogates, the conference will hold a new panel specifically for men with HIV.
I recently visited New York City. If there is one city I love as much as San Francisco, it's the Big Apple. I love the culture, its effervescence, and the city's progressive stance on today's issues. But I do have one major qualm with the state of New York: its antiquated laws on surrogacy.