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“Australian surrogacy births have more than tripled in eight years, with over 50 singles and couples welcoming children in 2018, many of them gay men.”
“Children born through overseas surrogacy deserve to have both their parents recognised in their birth certificate.”
“We’ll be covering everything from gamete preservation for trans people and surrogacy to and co-parenting agreements.”
A bill to amend the laws to allow male same-sex couples and single men access to surrogacy is due to be put to a conscience vote in WA’s upper house.
Gay men make up over half of Australians needing egg donors and surrogates, and in the last three years, significantly more have been creating families via domestic surrogacy.
Just over a third of gay dads said that stigma came within or around religious environments, while 25 per cent said they faced stigma from family members, neighbours, gay friends and service providers.
After six years and a failed overseas surrogacy attempt, Mike Collins and Glenn Trainor were amazed to find out that domestic surrogacy was possible.