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A gay man who donated his sperm to enable his lesbian ex-wife to become pregnant is demanding overnight and holiday access to their two-year-old son. The woman and her female partner have instructed their lawyers to fight the man's demands on the basis he has 'betrayed' a 'pact' the threesome made before the baby was conceived, in which they allegedly agreed he would have 'limited' parental rights. The parents are not being named in order to protect the little boy's identity, but are reportedly all highly-paid professionals living in central London.
Egg Donation - Don't be alarmed, but an egg donor has been conferred parental rights, BUT it is because she is the mother and her sister is the surrogate. Although this case shocked me when I first heard about it, all is good. Good case for Indiana.
Here is the story: Indiana court rules egg donor can seek maternity rights
"A northern Indiana woman who says she donated the egg to conceive a child that was carried by her sister can have her name listed as mother on the boy's birth certificate if she can prove in court that she is his biological mother.
The National Center for Lesbian Rights [NCLR] has issued a statement in regards to a new law in the District of Columbia that, in part, extends the legal parental rights of a non-birthing lesbian: