Monthly Archives: May 2015

What is it about marriage?

As Ireland is on the verge of voting on same-sex marriage, Hannah contemplates what marriage and family building means to her So The Republic of Ireland are about to vote on same-sex marriage. The 'No' voters, driven by the Catholic Church, are outraged – they say marriage, the bedrock of family life, should be between…
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Sample sperm donor agreement

Addressing issues such as roles of donor & recipient, parental responsibility, contact, possible siblings, expenses and intentions etc. Sample sperm donor agreement, in .doc format Sample Donor Agreement
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Sample Known Donor Agreement

For parents-to-be and their known sperm donor. A starting point to creating your own donor contract - personalise with your own names and sentiments. Download pdf Sample_Known_Donor_Agreement
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Looking back at the Families Through Surrogacy conference

A definitive success! I always give myself a month or so to reflect on and to judge the success of any event that I help to organise. Some will judge by the number of attendees, others will judge by cash flow; I don't, I judge the success of my events by whether or not they…
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Finding a gay and family-friendly holiday destination

In my last blog post I talked about the difficulties of visiting countries where homosexuality is illegal, in our case Singapore. Other families may have a choice as to where to spend their pink pound but we do not – Dylan’s family are Singaporean and our choosing not to go would be to deny our…
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Surrogacy experts offer insights in London!

Callum reflects on a thought-provoking work trip After just three weeks at We Are Family magazine I’ve all ready become emotionally invested in routes to parenthood for gay and lesbian couples. From even my very basic understanding of IVF and surrogacy it occurs to me how scary it must be to embark on that journey,…
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What We Are Family means to me

No plans for parenthood yet, Laura considers why the magazine matters I’m Laura and I am the Subscriptions and Distributions Manager at We Are Family. I thought I would write a little piece about what We Are Family means to me, as a young member of the LGBT community not looking to start a family…
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Macklemore: Same Love

Sarah, our intern, recommended Macklemore’s Same Love as April 2015's video of the month because "it’s just beautiful and it never gets old."

Video of the Month: April 2015.