23 Sep, 2012

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Pressure mounts on the government to give surrogacy families equal rights

A joint claim has been lodged at the High Court challenging the lack of maternity leave rights for families through surrogacy. Surrogacy UK and a mother directly affected are together

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17 Sep, 2012

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Corrie update – a friend’s life changing offer

Friday’s episode saw Tina offer to be Gary and Izzy’s surrogate following much deliberation. Working with a friend is a common route to finding a surrogate in the UK given

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21 Aug, 2012

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Corrie update – keeping it in the family works well

Last night saw Katy’s offer to carry sister Izzy’s baby cause unrest amongst the family.  In our experience, family-based surrogacy arrangements are usually incredibly positive.  The existing relationship between the

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16 Aug, 2012

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Family life on Coronation Street takes on a whole new shape through surrogacy

Coronation Street is the first major UK soap to tackle surrogacy, with a story beginning tonight in which Katy offers to carry a baby for her disabled sister Izzy and husband Gary.

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31 Jul, 2012

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NGA in today’s Independent: civil partnership five times more popular than expected

Today’s Independent reports the rising numbers of same sex couples registering as civil partners – and getting divorced.  According to the ONS, over 50,000 couples have now registered as civil

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19 Jul, 2012

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Is surrogacy really so unethical?

The Telegraph and Daily Mail have reported that womb transplants may soon become a reality for women unable to carry a baby –  groundbreaking science creating a ‘more ethical solution

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29 May, 2012

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Indian surrogacy for British parents – what’s the law?

Following prominent Indian surrogacy stories in the Telegraph and Evening Standard, Natalie was interviewed on BBC Radio this afternoon to explain the law. In the absence of regulation, a commercial surrogacy industry in

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28 May, 2012

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Gaydar radio on the options for same sex parents

Sarah Wood-Heath was interviewed on Gaydar Radio on Saturday morning about same sex parenting and the options and pitfalls for gay and lesbian parents starting a family. Talking to Neil and Debbie

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23 Apr, 2012

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Guardian weekend magazine ‘Gay parenting: it’s complicated’

Emma Brockes has written a fabulous major feature for this weekend’s Guardian Weekend magazine on same sex parenting, in which we are proud to be quoted.  The piece tells the story of

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20 Mar, 2012

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Sunday Telegraph – Surrogacy mother launches maternity leave challenge

We are delighted that the Sunday Telegraph has reported the case of a woman who is challenging the UK’s discriminatory rules on maternity leave, highlighting this important issue which affects

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