Topics / LGBTQ+


LGBTQ+ communities each have unique paths to parenthood. These courses will help you to understand all your options and how to optimize the process along the way.

Courses (4)

Fertility for Lesbian Women Becoming Moms

This is a course for those with a uterus who may identify as lesbian, bisexual, queer or otherwise partnered with someone of the same sex. We cover issues like selecting a sperm donor, doing an at-home insemination, or working with a fertility doctor for IUI, IVF, or using reciprocal IVF together with a partner.

Featuring experts from
Cornell, +8 more
Paths to Parenthood For Single & Gay Dads: An Introduction

Introducing the major decisions a gay couple or single man may face in order to become fathers. Tips on finding a clinic, selecting an egg donor & gestational carrier (surrogate), pros and cons of twins, and costs involved. See an overview of adoption & foster care for gay and single dads.

Featuring experts from
Harvard, UCSF, +17 more
Trans Feminine Fertility

Fertility guide for transfeminine people who were assigned male at birth. Covering how gender transition impacts fertility (including hormones like estrogen HRT & gender affirming surgery), fertility preservation strategies, and reproductive options for trans women. Resiliency & advocacy. Personal stories from trans women.

Featuring experts from
OHSU, +2 more
Trans Masculine Fertility

Guide to fertility for trans men covering fertility impact of hormonal transition with testosterone, fertility preservation steps to consider before transitioning, and reproductive options for trans men from de-transitioning and conceiving to IUI, IVF, or third-party reproduction like donor eggs or surrogacy.

Featuring experts from
OHSU, +3 more