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'Manufactured' Babies of Same-Sex Parents May Soon Be Reality
[Quotes CGS's Marcy Darnovsky]
by Beth Greenfield
February 26th, 2015
Some say it will allow same-sex couples to “manufacture” biological babies using embryonic stem cells.
Gay Couple Stuck in Mexican Legal Limbo After Birth of Surrogate Twins
by Verónica Calderón
February 12th, 2015
They cannot secure passports for their children, given that the state of Tabasco recognizes surrogate births, while the government department responsible for Mexican passport applications does not.
Sperm Donor, Life Partner
by Alana Semuels
December 8th, 2014
Just because women can create and raise a baby alone doesn't mean they want to. An increasing number of women and lesbian couples are seeking an involved father for a donor.
The Problematic Hunt for a ‘Gay Gene’
by Samantha Allen
The Daily Beast
November 20th, 2014
Another week, another study declaring the hunt for the ‘gay gene’ over. Why are we so hung up on a biological answer for homosexuality?
A Manifesto for Playing God with Human Evolution
by Carl Elliott
September 8th, 2014
Fancy living forever, or uploading your mind to the net?
The Proactionary Imperative
embraces transhumanist dreams, but reminds why we need medical ethics.
California Bill Would Let Birth Certificates Reflect Same-Sex Parents
by Mary Papenfuss
August 20th, 2014
The bill, which now goes to Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, would allow parents to identify themselves as father, mother or parent when a child is born.
California Couple Shares Surrogate Story in Wake of Thailand Controversy
by Beth Greenfield
August 19th, 2014
When news broke earlier this month about baby Gammy, many were shocked. But not Keston and Andrea Ott-Dahl, a San Francisco couple who had a similar experience right here in America.
Australia Could Recognise Multiple Parents
by Michael Cook
August 16th, 2014
Adoption and new reproductive technologies are placing new strains on what “parent” means in contemporary society.
Coming to U.S. for Baby, and Womb to Carry It
by Tamar Lewin
The New York Times
July 5th, 2014
With paid surrogacy not allowed in most of the world, foreign couples are heading to the US for surrogate pregnancies in increasing numbers.
How our Genes Could Make us Gay or Straight
by Jenny Graves
The Washington Post
June 6th, 2014
New research adds another candidate gene for homosexuality, but rather than thinking of them as “gay genes,” perhaps we should consider them “male-loving genes” and "female-loving genes."
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Genetic Technologies and the LGBTQI Community: Myths and Facts
2014 Report on Activities [PDF]
CRISPR/Cas Gene-Editing Technique Holds Great Promise, but Research Moratorium Makes Sense Pending Further Study
Law Banning Commercial Surrogacy Takes Effect Thursday
Congress Should Support Access to Post-Conviction DNA Testing
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