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Content Tagged: LGBT Parenthood

Part of both of us – Using reciprocal IVF to create our family

My lesbian partner Stacy and I have been together for about 7 years. She is very “maternal” – she works as a kindergarten teacher, bakes for all of our neighbours, and tears up at commercials about babies and weddings. She always knew that she wanted to be pregnant and be a mom. I, on the […]

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Lesbian couple win legal battle over child created with donor sperm

A lesbian couple who created their family using donor sperm recently won sole custody of their child after a three-year legal battle. The sperm donor and his wife had originally agreed to the donation, but after the child was born the donor’s wife changed her mind about the donation. The couple took their case to […]

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Growing up with two moms: Zach Wahls’ experience

Zach Wahls, the son of a lesbian couple, first came into public view when he delivered a moving speech in support of same-sex marriage in the Iowa House of Representatives. More recently, he spoke in support of gay marriage at the Democratic National Convention, where he noted that his family is as “real” as the […]

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Lesbian celebrity parents

Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City) and wife Christine Marioni have a son, Max, whom Marioni gave birth to in February 2011. Nixon has two children from her previous partnership with Danny Mozes. Rosie O’Donnell adopted 3 children and has another child, Vivienne, who was carried by O’Donnell’s now ex-partner Kelli Carpenter. Sara Gilbert (The […]

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