LibraryLGBT Family Building

As the nation’s leading inclusive family building organization, The AFA is dedicated to educating and supporting all men and women who dream of having a family - including hopeful lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) parents.


FAQs

Which states allow same-sex couples to adopt?

Answer:

They are California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Vermont.

What is Reciprocal In Vitro Fertilization?

Answer:

Lesbian couples not experiencing infertility may choose to retrieve the eggs from one partner,
inseminate those eggs with donor sperm and then have the resulting embryo(s) placed into the other partner, who will hopefully become pregnant via this process. This is known as reciprocal IVF.


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