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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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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.

MHB Presents: How to Ensure Your Surrogacy Journey Abroad is Safe, Legal and Ethical

Considering going outside of the United States or Canada for your surrogacy journey? Before you do, read MHB's guidelines for safe and ethical surrogacy practices to protect yourself, your surrogate, and your future child. The guidelines, developed by an independent legal advisory committee, recommends what intended parents should take into consideration when considering surrogacy abroad, and whom should they consult with.

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.

MHB's 6th annual Tel Aviv Surrogacy conference is offered in cooperation with the Association of Israeli Gay Fathers

Men Having Babies' 6th Tel Aviv Surrogacy Conference, to be held December 7-8, 2018, is the culmination of a year-long series of well-attended workshops MHB has been leading in cooperation with the Association of Israeli Gay Fathers (AIGF) .

The conference is structured to offer opportunities for the attendees to learn about a select group of surrogacy providers directly and through several expert panels (see agenda below). The net proceeds from sponsorship revenues will benefit the AIGF and our joint Gay Parenting Assistance Program (GPAP).