8 TESTOSTERONE BOOSTING FOOD

Next to cells, hormones are the other important biological components necessary for life. The most crucial for men is testosterone. It is produced by the body starting from about seven weeks after birth and peaks during adolescence. It is responsible for muscle growth, bone development, healthy skin and production of red blood cells. Male attributes…

WHAT MOTHER’S DAY MEANS TO US

Mother’s Day and Father’s Day can be a little complicated in same sex parent households. Here, our contributors talk a little bit about what the holiday means to them – the good, the bad, and everything in between. This Sunday, in addition to honoring our own moms, my partner and I will be toasting to…

FERTILITY CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN NYC

Many gay and lesbian families, such as gay men who are embarking on the surrogacy process or lesbians who would like to both be biologically connected to their baby, will begin their process by consulting a fertility center that performs assisted reproduction technology (ART). Others, such as lesbian couples, may try at-home insemination with no luck or…

SPERM BANKS

While it’s important to “go local” for other resources on this site, such as doctors, midwives, and lawyers, most lesbian mothers tend to widen their search for sperm banks, simply to consider a wider variety of options. Certain sperm banks may offer more “open-donor” selection, for example, or may cater to gay and lesbian families specifically…

SPERM BANK COMPARISON

See how top sperm banks for lesbian couples stack up. It’s a bit awkward to shop for sperm, but once you start the process, the options can be overwhelming, time consuming, and a little confusing. Sorting through sperm bank sites to figure out what they offer, and at what cost, and how they compare to…