UPCOMING EVENT: LGBT FAMILY BUILDING EXPO

When: Saturday, April, 27, 2013 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Where: The Center, 208 West 13th Street, New York, NY

What: LGBT Family Building Expo, a fun, educational day for prospective LGBTQ parents

Center Families will host a day full of resources for LGBTQ parents-to-be on Saturday, April

27 at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center’s (the Center) first LGBT

Family Building Expo. The Center will provide a dynamic, fun, educational and safe space

for prospective LGBTQ parents to connect to culturally competent resources with the goal of

building, nurturing and growing their families.

The expo will offer information about several methods of family building, including adoption,

alternative insemination, foster care and surrogacy. Attendees are invited to ask questions about

all aspects of family building, including financial, legal, medical, psychological and more. In

addition, the expo will feature expert panels, a lunch session and free consultations with medical

and legal experts. A cocktail reception at the end of the day will feature a discussion with John

  1. Green, Executive Producer, ABC News Magazines; Lisa Granastein, Managing Editor,

Adweek; Simon Halls, Founder, Slate PR; and Michael Rourkela, CEO, hud:sun media.

Visit www.gaycenter.org/lgbtfamilyexpo for more info. Suggested admission is $35 for the general public and free for Center members.