Surrogacy for LGBT+ couples – What you need to know
The sad passing of Sharon Bottoms Mattes, 48, in January this year shone a spotlight on LGBT+ rights in the 21st century, and how far attitudes and family law have changed abroad and in the UK.
TV star, Andy Cohen has become a father and shared an adorable photo of him and his son, whom he has named Ben.
The US talk show host Andy Cohen has revealed that he’s going to be having a baby with a surrogate mother. In his latest show, Andy Cohen revealed some very personal, but exciting news that he’s going to be having […]
“There is no ‘right’ to have your own biological child, or to use a poor, desperate woman’s body to carry that child. Narcissistic, rich, racist, entitled pricks” Julie Bindel, who writes for the Guardian, and New Statesman has hit out at […]
“Under pressure” – that’s how I feel right now. The shock and amazement at the birth of my daughter has been replaced by the daily pressure that surrogacy debts, my daughter, my extended family and now my new bf bring […]
It’s none of your god-damn business. On Valentine’s Day, Tom Daley and husband, Dustin Lance Black announced to the world that they were expecting a baby. The announcement from Dustin (on Instagram – how modern) simply said, “happy valentines, from […]
About a year ago I was approached by a documentary production company, who were producing a documentary on different types of families from the UK, going through the surrogacy process. They had a straight couple, a gay couple and were […]
A new petition has been created on the official UK Parliament website which highlights the inequalities gay men face if they want to have children by surrogacy. Surrogacy is an expensive process, particularly for gay men and is difficult to achieve […]
Looking back at what I have published in this column, I realise that it’s now been two years since my first article (2015); and indeed it’s been five years (2012) since I started this process. I can remember being told […]
My hiatus is over and having wondered into the foothills near the road to becoming a father, I have now returned to the straight and narrow. Recently three things have happened which have had a profound effect on my journey […]