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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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As Illinois Expands IVF Coverage to LGBTQ+ Families, Midwest Prospective Gay Fathers Gathered for “Surrogacy Bootcamp” at Chicago’s Center on Halsted

Over a hundred (vaccinated!) gay men and allies gathered in person on October 9, 2021, to learn how they can have children through IVF and surrogacy at MHB's 2021 Midwest Surrogacy Conference & Expo. Known for its unbiased, comprehensive conferences for gay men, the nonprofit Men Having Babies (MHB) returned to Chicago in cooperation with The Center on Halsted, along with over 20 gay-friendly surrogacy providers, just as a first-in-the-nation Illinois law is likely to make this process considerably more affordable for same-sex couples and singles.

Prospective Gay Fathers From Across the Northeast Gathered in New York City as Men Having Babies Returns to In-Person Conferences Adapted for COVID Safety

Improving public health conditions and effective COVID-19 safety protocols allowed hundreds of (vaccinated!) prospective gay fathers, surrogacy professionals and community activists to once again gather in-person at the Men Having Babies East Coast Gay Parenting Conference & Expo.  Appreciative gay men from more than a dozen states learned how they can have children through IVF and surrogacy, and met with 40 gay-friendly surrogacy providers.

  • MHB conferences on surrogacy for gay men will resume for vaccinated-only attendees starting September

MHB Announces Vaccinated-Only In-Person Surrogacy and Gay Parenting Conferences Starting September

Men Having Babies has announced that its in-person conferences, resuming this September, will accommodate only fully-vaccinated participants. In addition, MHB is introducing a range of additional measures to promote the safety of our community, including on-site rapid testing to staff, speakers and exhibitors, indoor masking in programs where social distancing protocols are hard to follow (such as plenary sessions), and safe catering protocols to minimize potential exposure during meals.