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Expert: Parents Often Won't Take Surrogate Kids with Defects

By Rod McGuirk | Feb 7
A newborn Down syndrome baby left by his Australian biological father with his poor surrogate mother in Thailand was one of several cases of surrogate children abandoned because of defects, an expert told a parliamentary inquiry.

Surrogates Feel Hurt by India's Ban on Foreign Customers

By Nirmala George | Nov 23
For thousands of childless couples the world over, India has been the go-to destination to fulfill their dreams of becoming parents. Not anymore.

Surrogacy and Its Misconceptions

By John Riley | Jun 6
The world of adoption, surrogacy and gestational carriers can be extremely complex and complicated, often hindered by outdated laws and social views.

Gay Surrogacy Conference Heads to San Francisco

By Heather Cassell | Mar 13
Gay couples and individuals seeking to be parents will be able to learn about the international surrogacy market and speak with more than 30 experts at a daylong conference this weekend in San Francisco.

Report: Gay Surrogacies Could Rise By 15 Percent Following DOMA

By Peter Rizzo | Aug 10
After the Supreme Court struck down part of DOMA, EDGE investigates how gay surrogacy will be impacted.

Surrogacy Could Be Denied Gays and Single Parents in Louisiana

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 10
A Louisiana bill would deprive gays, single would-be mothers and fathers, and even infertile heterosexual couples of the right to enter into enforceable surrogacy contracts if Gov. Bobby Jindal sings it.

Paris Streets Filled With Anti Same-Sex Marriage Protesters

By Lori Hinnant | Jan 13
In what looked like an updated scene from ’Les Mis," rural French streamed into Paris on Sunday to protest the government’s proposed legalization of same-sex marriage. But the president & his party remain undeterred.

Gay Couple Starts Surrogacy Service for Same Sex Families

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 29
Gay and lesbian families in Britain who wish to use surrogacy to answer their call to parenthood will soon have help close to home--thanks to the UK’s first gay surrogate parents, Tony and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, who live in Essex.

New York State Expands Rights of Gay Parents

By Kilian Melloy | May 5
In two separate court rulings, New York state has bolstered the rights of gay and lesbian families.

Woman Seeks Joint Custody of Twins With Former Partner

By Steve Weinstein | Jan 20
In another example of the labyrinth of legal rulings arising from gay couples, a woman in Santa Cruz, Calif., is seeking joint custody of the twins she and her former female partner were raising.

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