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Moana Hope has slammed the Victorian government for suspending some IVF procedures for 90 days in Victoria as the state grapples with an Omicron Covid-19 wave. Victorian Health Minister Martin Foley announced a ban on all non-urgent elective surgery earlier this month. But additionally, he said IVF clinics were being asked to cancel their appointments …

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Perth gay couple Scott Corbett and Chris Brain say they’re considering a legal challenge to laws banning gay couples from surrogacy in Western Australia. In Australian states and territories, only altruistic surrogacy is legal. This means a surrogate who agrees to carry a couple’s baby can’t be paid. But Western Australia is the only place …

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Moana Hope has revealed she is expecting another child with her wife Isabella Carlstrom. The former AFLW player shared the news to Instagram with a set of beautiful family photos. In November 2020, Isabella gave birth to the couple’s first child, daughter Svea. Now Moana has explained she’ll be carrying the next member of “our …

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Australian cricket star Megan Schutt and wife Jess Holyoake have welcomed their first child after an emergency C-section at just 28 weeks and six days. Schutt announced Jess had given birth to baby Rylee Louise last Tuesday, with the newborn weighing just 858 grams. “Our little miracle was born via emergency C-section,” Schutt wrote. “From …

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A same-sex couple in Victoria, Lissa and Kariah Koehler, have called for a “cruel and heartbreaking” IVF law in their state to be changed. The couple are mums to a three-year-old girl, and say they had “hoped and dreamed” to give her a sibling when the time was right. For the last five years, Lissa …

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Iconic children’s TV series Sesame Street has introduced a rainbow family to the show during Pride Month. The long-running family favourite introduced the new characters during its recent “Family Day” episode. Dave and husband, Frank, have a daughter named Mia. The family arrive at Sesame Street for the neighbourhood’s Family Day celebration. Actor Alan Muraoka, …

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Australian cricketer Megan Schutt has shared that her wife Jess Holyoake is pregnant with the couple’s first child. The couple married in 2019, and now they’re set to welcome a baby girl, with the due date in early November. “Jess and I are excited to FINALLY be able to spill the beans,” Schutt tweeted on …

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Queer Eye star Tan France announced he and his husband Rob are expecting their first child together. The Queer Eye star and his husband, Rob France, both announced on Instagram they’re expecting their first child via surrogate. “So happy to finally share that WE’RE HAVING A BABY!!” he wrote on Instagram on a photoshopped snap …

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A gay couple have shared their incredible story of becoming first-time dads after finding an abandoned baby at a New York subway station 20 years ago. Danny Stewart was commuting to meet partner Pete Mercurio in August 2000 when he spotted what he thought was a baby doll in a corner of the station. Walking …

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Australian tennis champ Sam Stosur has shared the backstory behind her late-night decision to go public with her relationship with long-time partner Liz Astling in 2019. Stosur (above right) spoke with journalist Neroli Meadows on sports podcast Ordineroli Speaking about coming out after the 2019 Newcombe Medal tennis awards. That night, Stosur acknowledged Liz in …

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