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Large turnout at Men Having Babies' NY expo, major donations are announced to the Financial Assistance Fund

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About 150 prospective parents attended Men Having babies’ 8th annual expo, where several large donations to the new Gay Parenting Financial Assistance Fund were announced. Additional funds are to be raised in an October 1st fundraiser featuring comedians Judy Gold and Alyse Kenny (among others), where hundreds of parents will join at the NYC Gotham Club in solidarity to help make the dream of parenthood within reach to more of their less affluent friends. Read More...

Comedy fundraiser with Judy Gold to benefit our fund!

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Join us Monday, Oct. 1st at 7:30pm at Gotham Comedy Club, for a night of laughs to benefit our new financial assistance fund!
The event will feature popular comedian (and gay parent) Judy Gold and a lineup of top gay and gay-friendly comedians as part of the monthly benefit program at Gotham Club called "Alyse Kenny Presents...It's A Charity Thing!". Admission is only $25 or $50 for VIP Seating (2 drink min.). Advance booking is required. Past shows have sold out quickly! We highly recommend buying tix as soon as possible! Read More...

NY gay couple features at The Advocate in a story about the realities of The New Normal

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Rich and Steve, a gay couple who started their parenting journey at our Men Having Babies seminar, is featured by Advocate magazine in a story about the reality of using alternative reproduction by gay couples, “in light of the fact that same-sex couples starting families are headed to primetime in The New Normal, a fall sitcom from NBC based on two gay men looking to start a family with the use of a surrogate.” Read More...

Extraordinary personal stories to be featured at this year's NY Men Having Babies seminar

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One of the most popular segments of our annual seminars has always been the personal stories panel, featuring parents, surrogates and egg donors. The panel on September 22 will be no exception, with two two-times surrogates, one of them was introduced by the first parents she helped to the second couple at a Men Having Babies workshop several years ago. The other was a gestational surrogate, then an egg donor, and then a traditional surrogate as well. By sheer coincidence both women are just completing their doctoral studies… Read More...