MHB Partners With the Daddy Squared Podcast to Feature Gay Parenting Experiences Worldwide
Men Having Babies joins popular gay podcast Daddy Squared for their new “Around the World” educational season, where each episode will explore parenting options for gay men in a different country. Also, in a special “MHB Corner” in each episode, an MHB staff member will provide insights on an issue related to the community of current and future gay surrogacy dads in that country.
MHB Launches Research Library on Surrogacy and LGBTQ Parenting
Men Having Babies has launched the most comprehensive and up-to-date online Surrogacy and Gay Parenting Research Library. The MHB Research Library currently includes summaries and links to about 60 published academic studies from around the world, and serves as an invaluable resource for advocates, students, policy makers, professionals, prospective parents, surrogates, and egg donors.
Judge Reverses Trump Administration’s Citizenship Denial to Child of Gay Couple
In a recent ruling significant for American LGBTQ parents, a federal judge ordered the State Department to recognize the U.S. citizenship of children of same-sex couples born abroad. As reported in many media outlets, including Time and CNN, this ruling gives U.S. citizenship to a married Maryland gay couple’s daughter, who was born via surrogate in Canada.
Netflix Documentary Demonstrates How Gay Surrogacy Dads Attach to Babies Just as Birth Mothers Do
Paternal-Bond? Now that families are evolving with the help of third party assisted reproduction, egg donation and surrogacy many have wondered how the connection changes when the parents of a new baby is a gay male couple. Is there as strong a bond as there is with a birth mother?
Book Guide: MHB's Essential List of Surrogacy Books for Adults and Kids
We want to share the extensive book list we created with our families and dads-to-be, and that we feature at book fairs at our conferences. Our recommended reads showcase the gay male surrogacy journey, both in the realms of literacy for children, and informative reading for prospective gay parents. Each book has been selected and screened by the team at MHB, and a summary provided for each potential reader.
The 2019 MHB Report card
As 2019 is drawing to a close, we gathered some statistics about the year that passed. We were happy to welcome a significantly larger number of attendees at our conferences and workshops, and almost 100 conference sponsors. In addition, the Gay Parenting Assistance Program (GPAP) has helped 330 couples this year and to date we have 36 babies that were born to Stage II fathers! Furthermore, MHB has worked extremely hard to raise awareness with dozens of partners and getting involved in research and advocacy groups worldwide.