SCREEN: 25 Siblings & Me is a heartwarming sperm donation story

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Follow Oli as he meets his family from across the pond in this incredible BBC documentary BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA BBC A new BBC documentary, 25 Siblings & Me, tells the incredible story of London-based Oli Benjamin, a young man with Asperger’s syndrome who overnight discovers he has 25 brothers and sisters from the same [….]

FAMILY: Frequently asked questions about the sperm donor search

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Cryos have the answer to all your sperm donor related questions BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL What choices will I be met with when I begin my search for a sperm donor? On the Cryos’ webpage you will first have to create a profile in order to be able to access all of the information about the [….]

NEWS: Michelle Hardwick and Kate Brooks welcome a baby boy

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The Emmerdale power couple shared the news of their new arrival on social media yesterday  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS A huge congratulations is in order today for our favourite celesbian soap couple. Michelle Hardwick, who plays Vanessa Woodfield on Emmerdale, has announced that she has welcomed a beautiful baby boy with her wife and the show’s [….]

FAMILY: Celebrate National Coming Out Day with Cryos

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To mark National Coming Out Day, Signe, an employee at the world’s largest sperm bank, Cryos International, shares her memories of coming out BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL “The thing is… I’m into girls.” The first time those words came over her lips was in 2013, and Signe was in the beginning of her 20s. While volunteering [….]

FAMILY: More female same-sex couples are using IVF to start families

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“New figures indicate that IVF has moved on from only being a treatment option for heterosexual couples with a fertility problem” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Heterosexual couples have used IVF for decades and still account for around 90% of all fertility patients, however a recent report from the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority [….]

FAMILY: One in three LGBTQI adopters say their sexual orientation is a barrier

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Research from New Family Social reveals that LGBTQI couples currently family-finding are facing huge struggles  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM According to brand new research conducted by New Family Social, the UK’s charity for LGBTQI adopters and foster carers, 28% of LGBTQI adopters currently waiting to be matched with a child say that their [….]

FAMILY: About the men behind sperm donations

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“Not every man is qualified to become a sperm donor” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL For many same-sex couples, using a sperm donor is one of the preferred options when it comes to creating a family. Cryos, located in Denmark, is the world’s largest sperm bank with more than 1,000 donors online. But who are these male donors [….]