Becoming a parent is expensive, regardless of who you are, where you live, or how many adults will be raising the child(ren). For LGBTQ+ people, that number can increase significantly because of the added cost of bringing a child into the family through adoption, foster care, or assisted reproductive technology.
Family Equality Sponsor Spotlight: CCRM Fertility
Family Equality is thrilled to have the support of corporations who both serve our communities and elevate our work through their contributions to our organization.
Ohio LGBTQ Family Law Guide
The Ohio LGBTQ Family Law Guide resource provides LGBTQ-headed families and LGBTQ adults considering forming families with detailed and accessible explanations of the current status
Family Equality Tells Trans Fertility Stories with HuffPost’s IVFML Podcast
One of our great gifts at Family Equality is the opportunities we get to partner creatively with genius storytellers. In 2018, we got an email from Anna Almendrala, who, at the time, was a writer for HuffPost.
What Doesn’t Bend, Breaks: Resiliency Strategies for Trans Folks on Fertility Journeys
"Your ultrasound technician called me by the wrong pronoun. She was lovely the rest of the time, but I'm sure you know that it's not acceptable for that to happen."
Trans Women and Fertility: What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and What You Can Do
“Can I hold him?” she asks, tenuously extending her arms. “Of course!” I say, and gently place my 6-month-old baby in her tender grip. Her eyes flood with tears. “I just never thought someone like us could have a baby. And now… it’s too late for me.”
Dennis and Elan’s Story
Average Costs for the LGBTQ+ Community to Achieve Pregnancy in the United States
There are several different paths to pregnancy that LGBTQ+ people can consider to create a family. Each of these paths comes with associated costs making
Preparing for Pregnancy as a Non-Binary Person
Preparing for pregnancy as a non-binary person will involve a few extra steps to ensure your mental and physical health is supported throughout the process.
The Long and Winding Road to Parenthood: Reflections on National Infertility Awareness Week
I have a clear memory from when I was about 12-years-old. I was lying in the grass with some friends when things suddenly became a
Guide to In Vitro Fertilization for People Working with an Egg Donor and Surrogate
If you are planning on working with an egg donor and a gestational carrier as a means to have a baby, in vitro fertilization (IVF)
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
One of the most heartbreaking experiences that someone can experience is recurrent pregnancy loss or miscarriage. Unfortunately, recurrent pregnancy loss is common. As many as