“Confirmatory” or Second-Parent Adoption: What You Need to Know
Use this resource to understand a little bit more about what the confirmatory adoption process looks like and why we strongly advise any LGBTQ+ parent who built their family with assisted reproductive technology to embark on this journey.
WATCH: Outspoken Generations Panel
Learn from the experiences of young people in LGBTQ+ families to gain insight on forming and sustaining your future family!
Reaching 4 Million LGBTQ+ Families
Our research shows that in the coming years, more than 4 million LGBTQ+ millennials will start or grow their families—and we plan to be here every step of the way.
Fertility for Transgender Women Before HRT: New Study Provides Answers
A new study sheds light on whether transgender women have the same fertility options as cisgender men before ever taking hormones.
Trans Fertility: How Does Testosterone Affect Egg Health?
New research sheds light on how testosterone impacts our reproductive systems, specifically egg health in transgender men.
LGBTQ+ Paths to Pregnancy: Using a Known Donor
If you're curious about family-building using a known sperm donor, maybe you're wondering how to co-parent with a platonic friend? Or how to ask someone to be your donor?
WATCH: Trans Fertility & Family-Building 101
Are you still thinking about fertility, even in the time of coronavirus diseare (COVID-19)? Why not keep learning about your body and what it's capable of!
WATCH: COVID-19 Interrupted Our LGBTQ+ Family-Building Journey. Now What?
We talked with LGBTQ+ family-building expert Dr. Kim Bergman this week to get some advice for LGBTQ+ parents-to-be whose path to parenthood has been interrupted by COVID-19.
The Patterson Family’s Adoption Journey
The Pattersons giggle when they introduce their family—two girls and two dads, standing in front of their Arizona home mastering the art of selfie videos
Donor Conceived Resources for LGBTQ+ Families
Here are some resources created or edited by donor-conceived people in LGBTQ+ families for you to review as you consider donor conception for your family.
Building LGBTQ+ Families: The Price of Parenthood
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.
The How-To of Domestic Agency Adoption for the LGBTQ+ Community
“Hi,” the nervous voice on the phone says. “I am hoping that you are able to help my partner and me in our quest to adopt a baby that needs a caring family. We were a lesbian couple until a year ago when I transitioned. We have been married for two years. We are eager to adopt and quite honestly, are feeling overwhelmed!”