Tag Archive | in-vitro fertilisation

France: Macron gambles with bill for IVF for gay women

France: Macron gambles with bill for IVF for gay women

(Reuters) – The French government on Wednesday sent to parliament draft legislation that would allow in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) for lesbian couples and single women, honouring a long-standing campaign pledge but risking a backlash from conservative voters. The bioethics bill, which would also allow women to freeze their eggs, for reasons other than medical to enhance […]

Singapore: Court allows gay man to adopt son in landmark ruling

Singapore: Court allows gay man to adopt son in landmark ruling

(Reuters) – Singapore’s high court on Monday allowed a gay doctor to adopt his biological son, a landmark ruling in the socially conservative city-state that comes almost a year after his initial bid was rejected. The decision overturns a 2017 ruling, in which a court said the man could not adopt the boy because he […]

France: No reason to bar lesbians from IVF, top court advises

France: No reason to bar lesbians from IVF, top court advises

French law currently restricts to heterosexual couples treatments such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF) that are widely available to all women in countries such as Britain, Belgium and Spain There are no legal reasons not to give single women and lesbian couples access to medically-assisted reproduction, the top state advisory body on judicial matters will […]