FAMILY: Q&A video with Lisa from Teddy Has Two Mams

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“We always knew that we wanted children and the clock was ticking – loud and clear” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Lisa and Lynsey are married and they live in London together with their son Teddy. On their YouTube channel, Teddy Has Two Mams, the couple share their experiences on fertility treatment, pregnancy and family life.  Cryos [….]

FAMILY: Helpful resources for your donor journey

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“Our wish is to make your dream of a family come true” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL At Cryos we strongly believe in everyone’s right to choose their own journey to parenthood and on our website we have heightened focus on supporting LGBTQI families. Our wish is to make your dream of a family come true. As [….]

FAMILY: Concerned parents denied contact with children during COVID-19

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“There are some parents who are taking advantage of the current unprecedented times to refuse contact” BY GILSON GRAY A worrying trend is developing with parents using the Coronavirus lockdown to prevent ex-partners from seeing their children, a leading family law expert has warned. Gilson Gray’s Family Law team have received a dramatic increase in [….]

FAMILY: Preparing for pregnancy? Here’s what you need to know

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Here are five top tips to consider before embarking on your pregnancy journey BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Getting pregnant usually requires some extra steps for LGBTQI couples and therefore there are some extra elements to consider when preparing to have a baby. With this being said, it is also important to remember to try and relax, [….]

CALL ME MAYBE: Free telefriending for over 50s

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Opening Doors London working to make sure older LGBTQI+ people stay connected while staying home 🌈☎️ BY KELLY-ANNE TAYLOR. PHOTO BRUNO CANTUÁRIA Opening Doors London, the London-based organisation helping LGBTQI+ over 50s to live happy, sociable and independent lives, is now offering a wonderful Telefriending service to help people stay connected during lockdown.  In the [….]

GOOD NEWS: Couple plans “pandemic pop-up wedding” at drive-in theatre

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Texan couple’s creative new ceremony concept will see them wed amid coronavirus BY BRI HOUK/DIVA STAFF. PHOTOGRAPHY ANGELA DORAN Lindsey and I were scheduled to have our dream wedding on 10 April 2020, but the arrival of Covid-19 changed those plans… While many have postponed their ceremonies, instead, we’ve decided to broadcast our nuptials to [….]

BLOG: The Adoption ABCs

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“This isn’t always how I imagined my parenting journey would begin – but it feels right” BY JENNY CAMPION “So how does it work for lesbians, will you use a sperm donor?” This is the wildly inappropriate question a colleague asked me during my first week at a new job (I should have known it [….]