News: Same-sex parenting

Created: Mar 16/10
Updated: Apr 13/13


Australia
Court awards custody of Australian baby to 4 gay parents (BioEdge. Sept 11/10)
• [Known] Sperm donor could lose his status [as father on birth certficate] (Aug 3/11. The Age)
Lesbian couple have [known] sperm donor removed from birth certificate (Aug/11. BioEdge, BioNews)
[Lesbian] 'minister's child provokes debate [re same-sex marriage, IVF access] (Aug/11. BioEdge, BioNews)
Gay involvement in assisted reproduction industry growing (17 Mar 2012. BioEdge)

Spain
Shared lesbian motherhood [ROPA] defended (Mar 20/10. BioEdge)

Netherlands
Dutch government studying possibility of three or more parents (22 Feb 2013. BioEdge)

UK
• Former HFEA chief Ruth Deech: The role of the father has been downgraded (Mar 16/10. Daily Mail)
First same-sex couple appear on a child's birth certificate (Apr 19/10. BioNews)
Gay man and lesbian couple in custody battle (Nov 15/10. BioNews)
Sister set to become surrogate for gay brother (Nov 15/10. BioNews)
Gay involvement in assisted reproduction industry growing (17 Mar 2012. BioEdge)
UK to allow lesbian couples equal access to IVF (May 26/12. BioEdge)

USA
Woman sues US regulator for right to private donor's sperm (16 July 2012. BioNews 665)

INTERNATIONAL
NY group sets up fund to support gay parents (4 Oct 2012. BioEdge)