Tag Archive | IVF

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 […]

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 […]

Gay marriage upends Costa Rica’s presidential election

Gay marriage upends Costa Rica’s presidential election

A debate over gay marriage has upturned Costa Rica’s presidential race, giving ammunition to conservative frontrunners ahead of Sunday’s vote, and challenging the Central American country’s image as a progressive bastion. Evangelical Christian singer and congressman, Fabricio Alvarado, who leads recent polls, has pitted himself against a January ruling from the Inter-American Court of Human […]

Dolce & Gabbana: Victoria Beckham Rows In With Elton John

Dolce & Gabbana: Victoria Beckham Rows In With Elton John

Elton John’s reaction to designers Dolce & Gabbana, who have not only labelled IVF children as ‘synthetic’, but who have also called Elton a fascist, has gained support from many celebrities, including Victoria Beckham. Ms Beckham has tweeted in support of Elton, saying “Sending love to Elton David Zachary Elijah & all the beautiful IVF […]