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Content Tagged: LGBT Parenthood

Some gay men report increased pressure to have children

As gay marriage becomes increasingly recognized as a legal right in various parts of the world, some gay couples report experiencing pressure from friends and family members to have families of their own. For some gay couples, the pressure to have children is experienced as a validation of their relationship in a society where marriage […]

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Gay celebrity parents

Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met your Mother) and partner David Burtka used a surrogate to carry their twins Gideon and Harper. Ricky Martin became the father to twin boys via a surrogate in 2008 – Matteo and Valentino. Elton John and David Furnish are parents to one son, Zachary, and are reportedly expecting another […]

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Elton John and David Furnish reportedly expecting second child

Elton John and husband, David Furnish, are already parents to son Zachary, 19 months, who was born via a surrogate on Christmas Day, 2010. Recent reports from The Daily suggest that John and Furnish are using the same surrogate to carry their second child. The couple found their surrogate through a California-based surrogacy clinic. Previously, […]

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Building our family with the help of an egg donor and gestational carrier

My partner Josh and I have been together for 10 years. He’s an accountant and I work in sales. We always knew we wanted to have children eventually, but we weren’t sure of the logistics – we assumed that we’d need to involve someone else in order to have a child (like a surrogate and/or […]

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