S03E23: From Pride to Papahood: a Rainbow Family Story

November 16, 2016 By Donna Bardsley 0 Comments

In this episode, we meet an Amsterdam Papa named Victor*, and learn how he and his husband became the parents to twin boys through gestational surrogacy. We find out what their options were as gay (intended) fathers, how they decided on surrogacy, what decisions they had to make along the way, and what sort of legal issues they encountered after the birth. Their story spans three countries, involves a change.org petition, and required over 200 pages of legal documents. Topics we discuss include: 

  • LGBT family planning
  • International adoption
  • Different types of surrogacy
  • Co-parenting, or shared parenting
  • International family law
  • Second parent adoption
  • Paternity and parental rights

*Name has been changed for privacy

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