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Gay Surrogacy Conference Heads to San Francisco

FAMILY | By Heather Cassell | Mar 13
Gay couples and individuals seeking to be parents will be able to learn about the international surrogacy market and speak with more than 30 experts at a daylong conference this weekend in San Francisco.

Report: Gay Surrogacies Could Rise By 15 Percent Following DOMA

FAMILY | By Peter Rizzo | Aug 10
After the Supreme Court struck down part of DOMA, EDGE investigates how gay surrogacy will be impacted.

Surrogacy Could Be Denied Gays and Single Parents in Louisiana

FAMILY | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 10
A Louisiana bill would deprive gays, single would-be mothers and fathers, and even infertile heterosexual couples of the right to enter into enforceable surrogacy contracts if Gov. Bobby Jindal sings it.

Paris Streets Filled With Anti Same-Sex Marriage Protesters

INTERNATIONAL | By Lori Hinnant | Jan 13
In what looked like an updated scene from ’Les Mis," rural French streamed into Paris on Sunday to protest the government’s proposed legalization of same-sex marriage. But the president & his party remain undeterred.

Gay Couple Starts Surrogacy Service for Same Sex Families

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 29
Gay and lesbian families in Britain who wish to use surrogacy to answer their call to parenthood will soon have help close to home--thanks to the UK’s first gay surrogate parents, Tony and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, who live in Essex.

New York State Expands Rights of Gay Parents

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 5
In two separate court rulings, New York state has bolstered the rights of gay and lesbian families.

Woman Seeks Joint Custody of Twins With Former Partner

NATIONAL | By Steve Weinstein | Jan 20
In another example of the labyrinth of legal rulings arising from gay couples, a woman in Santa Cruz, Calif., is seeking joint custody of the twins she and her former female partner were raising.

Court Cases Cast Light on Gay Parenting Issues

NATIONAL | By Matthew E. Pilecki | Jan 18
Some sensational recent court cases in the news have put a spotlight on the legal limbo that in which a patchwork of state laws places gay parents. EDGE examines the issues behind the headlines.

Utah Lesbian Lawmaker Carries Baby for Gay Couple

Utah Rep. Christine Johnson (D-Salt Lake City) is carrying a baby for two gay men. Utah does not allow gay men to adopt, so this circumvents that law.

Judge Awards Legal Status to Surrogate of Gay Couple’s Kids

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 31
A New Jersey gay couple has lost a court case, with the surrogate mother of their twin daughters being named as the legal mother despite the fact that the surrogate has no genetic relation to the girls.

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