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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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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.

MHB warns of irresponsible attacks on surrogacy families

As we wrote before, a bill in Albany has the potential to finally make surrogacy legal (only 2 other states still do not allow this…). It is the best legislation we have ever seen, with a “Surrogate Bill of Rights,” measures to make sure women are not exploited, and protections to all involved. However a vocal opposition may prevent it from even getting a vote in the Assembly, vilifying surrogacy as “baby selling”, “child trafficking," etc. Their irresponsible and false attacks may not just lead to a missed opportunity, but also to lasting stigmatization of our families.