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New Family Social launch a new video for Fostering & Adoption Week 2017

New Family Social launch a new video for Fostering & Adoption Week 2017

More trans people are called to explore adoption in a new film published today (6 March 2017) by New Family Social. The film’s launch coincides with the first day of LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week 2017 in the UK. The clip focuses on Alex, a trans adoptive Dad. Alex says ‘vulnerable children need to figureRead more about New Family Social launch a new video for Fostering & Adoption Week 2017[…]

5 tips for picking an LGBT-friendly Fertility Clinic

5 tips for picking an LGBT-friendly Fertility Clinic

Kathryn Bryant, a fertility consultant has 5 tips for starting your journey to creating your future family. 1. Beware of becoming  just a number All fertility clinics will be vying for your business. They invest heavily in great marketing and some have done very well at waving the rainbow flag to get you through theRead more about 5 tips for picking an LGBT-friendly Fertility Clinic[…]

Gay parental rights in the US may affect gay people in the UK hoping for US surrogacy

Gay parental rights in the US may affect gay people in the UK hoping for US surrogacy

Republican Chairman Reince Priebus, the Chief of Staff is known to have said: “the data, the facts, lead to an inescapable conclusion that every child deserves a married mom and dad” Currently American gay fathers wishing to conceive a child using a surrogate have less restrictions than British fathers due to the US having a muchRead more about Gay parental rights in the US may affect gay people in the UK hoping for US surrogacy[…]

#FamilyIsLove campaign from P3: Proud. Professional. Parents

#FamilyIsLove campaign from P3: Proud. Professional. Parents

Given limited LGBT family role-modelling, P3 have created a global video campaign that brings LGBT families to the forefront. The video’s key message is that family foundations of love and support have nothing to do with a person’s sexuality, and that diversity in families is as prevalent as diversity in life. They hope the video willRead more about #FamilyIsLove campaign from P3: Proud. Professional. Parents[…]

PARENTING FOR BEGINNERS

PARENTING FOR BEGINNERS

Colin Rogerson, Solicitor-Advocate at Dawson Cornwell, offers some advice on the legal issues associated with the journey to parenthood. More and more LGBT people want to start a family. For several years, Dawson Cornwell have been legal sponsors to the Alternative Parenting Show: an annual show held in Covent Garden that provides an ideal opportunityRead more about PARENTING FOR BEGINNERS[…]

The road to your bump may seem particularly bumpy for LGBT couples

The road to your bump may seem particularly bumpy for LGBT couples

For gay couples keen to start a family, the road to ‘the bump’ may seem particularly bumpy. The process of conception appears cold and clinical, far removed from the warm, loving world in which your baby will be wrapped from the moment it arrives. Before the patter of tiny feet sends you gaga, there areRead more about The road to your bump may seem particularly bumpy for LGBT couples[…]