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Men Having Babies News

News and announcements for gay men having babies with the help of surrogacy. The peer support network offers seminars, exhibits, conferences and workshops for gay couples and singles interested in biological parenting through surrogacy, in the USA, Europe, and Asia.

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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.

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.