18 Sep, 2015

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Administrative errors at IVF clinics jeopardise families’ legal parenthood

In this recent case, the President of the Family Division made damming criticisms of IVF clinics across the UK, and their regulator the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, highlighting a

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29 Oct, 2012

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Gay sperm donor pays maintenance for ‘his’ children

The Guardian has reported the case of NGA client Mark Langridge, who donated his sperm to a lesbian couple who conceived two children in 1998 and 2000. More than a

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07 Aug, 2012

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Sperm donor or dad? Article in G3 magazine

Sarah has written an article for lesbian magazine G3 about known donor disputes, and the recent Court of Appeal decision to award contact to a biological father who donated his

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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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02 Mar, 2012

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Egg and sperm donors – how did it go?

Following her article written for our blog back in August last year, Kriss Fearon from the National Gamete Donation Trust has asked us to post this message about the important research the NGDT

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24 Feb, 2012

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Known donation on trial

By Natalie Gamble, Published in BioNews 645 The family court has been making law on known donors, with a number of recent disputes between known sperm donors and lesbian mothers.

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10 Feb, 2012

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How to avoid a known donor dispute

The courts are all talking about same sex parenting disputes.   The Court of Appeal has this week been hearing from a donor applying for contact with his biological son

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20 Oct, 2011

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HFEA shift on donor payments will make little difference

The HFEA announced yesterday that, after an extensive public consultation and review, the system for paying egg and sperm donors in the UK is changing.  Instead of donors being paid

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23 Aug, 2011

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UK Donor Link threatened with closure

We are dismayed and alarmed by news that funding may be withdrawn from UK Donor Link, an organisation which provides vital support to donor conceived people conceived in the UK

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16 Aug, 2011

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NGDT wants to hear donors’ voices

The National Gamete Donation Trust (NGDT) are running a Donor Satisfaction Survey on the back of some poor feedback from prospective egg and sperm donors.  They asked for our support

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