Portugal extends reproductive rights to gay and bisexual women and women with fertility issues
- The Portuguese Parliament voted to extend artificial insemination access to women in same-sex relationships.
- The bill also legalizes surrogacy for women with health conditions adversely impacting their ability to conceive.
- The inclusive measure broadens family rights for women in same-sex partnerships following the passage of a bill legalizing adoption by same-sex couples in November 2015.
“Approved: Parliament expands reproductive rights – Portugal” (The Portuguese American Journal)
“Portuguese Lawmakers Extend Pregnancy Rights to Gay Women” (AP via ABC News)
“President signs same sex adoption into effect” (The Portugal News)
(Image Credit: via The Portuguese American Journal)