Israel Lifts Surrogacy Restrictions in Landmark Decision for LGBTQ People

Israel Lifts Surrogacy Restrictions in Landmark Decision for LGBTQ People

Protests against the surrogacy law in 2018.

Israeli male homosexual couples, single Israeli men and transgender individuals will be permitted to arrange surrogate pregnancies in the country, Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz announced on Tuesday. The new policy takes effect on January 11.

Following a court ruling in July, the Health Ministry issued a circular amending Israel’s surrogacy law to provide equal access to surrogate pregnancies “to any person in Israel.”

More: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-israel-legalizes-same-sex-surrogacy-in-landmark-decision-1.10512873

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