Monday, May 15, 2017

[UK] "UK Gay dads go into international surrogacy business" by Michael Cook

"Britain’s most famous gay dads are at the centre of a controversy over their surrogate mother business. Tony and Barrie Drewitt-Barlow were the first same-sex couple in Europe to have their names on the birth certificates of their children. Now they have four sons and a daughter created with the help of a variety of egg donors and surrogates.

Barrie Drewitt-Barlow owns a company called the British Surrogacy Centre (BSC) which organises commercial surrogacy for international clients, including people from the UK. Despite the name, however, commercial surrogacy is illegal in Britain, so the company is actually based on the other side of the Atlantic. Britiish surrogates may only be reimbursed for “reasonable expenses”."

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