THE WINDING ROAD TO THE TWO-DAD FAMILY: ISSUES ARISING IN INTERSTATE SURROGACY FOR GAY COUPLES

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Tiffany L. Palmer

In recent decades, medical technology has advanced rapidly to allow couples who cannot conceive using traditional means the opportunity to bear children through assisted reproductive technology (ART). These advances in ART have accompanied, and sometimes driven, societal shifts in parenting norms and the broader acceptance of non-traditional families. For lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) couples and individuals, and in particular, gay men and gay male couples, ART provides a means to build families through the use of a gestational surrogate. View More