Wednesday, October 1, 2014

[Thailand] "Surrogacy in Thailand: What option do gay dads have now?" - Nicholes Family Lawyers

Our friends at Nicholes Family Lawyers have recently posted a piece on surrogacy in Thailand and what options there are now for gay men in Australia.

With adoption waiting periods averaging 7 years or more and domestic surrogacy options being extremely limited, international commercial surrogacy arrangements are one of a few options available to gay dads to start a family.

Following the Surrogacy Law reforms in India, Thailand experienced a significant increase in the number of gay dads entering into commercial surrogacy arrangements in their country. However following the public outcry caused by the controversy surrounding baby Gammy, the Thai baby born through a surrogacy arrangement and allegedly abandoned post birth, the Thai Military government announced a crackdown on the Thai Surrogacy industry, including but not limited to precluding gay parents from engaging in commercial surrogacy.

Continue reading at Nicholes Family Lawyers.

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