18 Dec, 2020
Bell v Tavistock - High Court ruling on puberty blockers and what it means for transgender children and young people
The transgender community has responded with shock and concern to the decision of the High Court in Bell v Tavistock, judgment for which was handed down on 1 December 2020. The case was a judicial review taken against the Tavistock and Portman Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) in respect of its referrals of children under 16 and young people under 18 to NHS trusts for the prescription of puberty blockers (PBs). The Administrative Court’s decision has placed a question m...
18 Dec, 2020
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) has published an article Natalie Gamble wrote for them about the recent decision of the UK regulator the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to update its guidance on exporting gametes and embryos for surrogacy. NGA Law and our sister organisation Brilliant Beginnings have been at the forefront of winning this change in HFEA guidance, which will make it easier for intended parents from the UK to send their embryos, sper...
RT @BrillBeginnings: Please help us, and our sister organisation @NGambleAssoc, to make these changes possible, by signing our petition. ht…
You can read about the different reasons for testing embryos by following this link. https://t.co/Oo0q95kWle
PGD is a technique for testing the genetic make-up of embryos before they’re used in treatment. PGD has been carried out in the UK (under HFEA licence and regulation) for years, but there are restrictions in the circumstances in which such techniques can be used. https://t.co/xqJkhgRAb3
Is UK law changing the way it views commercial surrogacy arrangements? (The Review, Issue 206, July 2020)
- The Review, 28 July 2020
Family planning: how Covid-19 has placed huge strains on all stages of surrogacy
- The Guardian, 14 June 2020
Surrogacy Is Complicated—Then Add a Global Pandemic
- Marie Claire, 17 May 2020
Parents are hiring jets to see their surrogate children for the first time
- Wired, 13 May 2020