This is Infertility
LGBTQ+ Family Building: Understanding the Legal Side
Jun 18, 2018 · 18 min
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Any fertility journey can be complex, but for same-sex couples there are additional legal and political challenges that vary state by state. We hear from Trystan Reese, a transgender activist who works to ensure that every LGBTQ person has the right and ability to start their own family at Family Equality Council, and Theresa Witherspoon who, with her wife, found their family through reciprocal IVF. Today’s host is Parawana Yasmin, Patient Care Advocate, Progyny. Guests include, Trystan Reese, Director of Family Formation at Family Equality Council, and Theresa Witherspoon. For more information visit: and Have a question, comment, or want to share your story? Email us at

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