Being gay doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the joy of parenthood. There are options available for gay couples and single gay men looking to start a family.
Surrogacy is one option and it refers to an arrangement whereby a woman (the surrogate) agrees to conceive, carry and birth a child for the intended parent/s to raise. A surrogate can assist gay couples or single gay men in their efforts to become parents. However, surrogacy is a highly complex process.
Gay singles and couples should explore the following questions when considering surrogacy to start or add to their family:
Before going ahead with fertility treatment, please consider that each state has different legislation in regard to surrogacy, for example:
Therefore, we encourage you to refer to your own state Surrogacy Act for more information.
For more information on surrogacy options for gay men visit our page Surrogacy