Time for Families

Governor Cuomo Announces Gestational Surrogacy Now Legal in New York State

February 17th, 2021

2020 State of the State Proposal Signed into Law Last Year Takes Effect Law Establishes Criteria for Gestational Surrogacy Agreements, Creates a Surrogates’ Bill of Rights, and Streamlines the “Second Parent Adoption” Process  The Department of Health Has Posted Guidance for Gestational Surrogacy Here and Information on Regulations Here     Governor Andrew M.

Meet the Women Who Become Surrogates

February 15th, 2021

New York State will now allow gestational surrogates to carry babies for other parents.

Cuomo Directs Insurers to Cover Fertility Services for Queer Couples

February 12th, 2021

Governor Andrew Cuomo is directing insurers to begin covering fertility services for queer couples.

Couple Forced to Adopt Their Own Children After a Surrogate Pregnancy

February 2nd, 2021

Tammy and Jordan Myers will have to adopt their twins after two Michigan judges denied them parental rights because the children had been carried by a surrogate.

New surrogacy rules mean single man can live his fatherhood dream in UK

February 1st, 2021

A teacher has become one of the first single fathers by choice in the UK after a change in the law to end the restriction of surrogacy services to couples only.

A lesbian couple wanted to have a baby. They got an all-girl set of quintuplets

January 29th, 2021

Heather Langley and Priscilla Rodriguez’s lives just became five times busier with quintuplets.

As Biden Lifts a Ban, Transgender People Get a Long-Sought Chance to Enlist

January 25th, 2021

The president’s order, reversing a Trump administration policy – the Transgender ban, creates opportunities for young people whose dreams of serving in the military had been sidetracked.

President Biden Issues Most Substantive, Wide-Ranging LGBTQ Executive Order In U.S. History

January 21st, 2021

Today, the Human Rights Campaign responded to the release of an executive order that implements the U.

Falsely claiming someone is gay is no longer defamation per se, N.Y. court rules

January 14th, 2021

Gay Defamation?  The “profound and notable transformation of cultural attitudes” toward LGBTQ people affected the court’s decision.

The Sperm Kings Have a Problem: Too Much Demand

January 11th, 2021

The sperm kings of America are exhausted.