IRMS Celebrates NJ Bill to Expand Infertility Coverage to Lesbian Couples

The NJ State Legislature moved a bill that would expand insurance coverage to include fertility treatments for lesbian couples, closer to becoming a law. Both the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance and Senate Commerce committees approved the measure on Thursday. If passed into law, infertility would be redefined; making it more inclusive to the growing…
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IRMS NJ Discusses Access to care: Does NJ Mandate for fertility treatment exclude same-sex couples and individuals?

In 2013 the American Society for Reproductive Medicine & Science (ASRM) Ethics Committee published their opinion on access to reproductive care for single people and same-sex couples and singles. (#Access2IVF) As a matter of ethics, The Committee believes the ethical duty to treat persons with equal respect requires that fertility programs treat single persons and…
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IRMS NJ Helps Secure Parental Rights for LGBTQ Couples

Happy NYC Pride to everyone! At IRMS we care deeply about the LGBTQ community and seek to help LGBTQ couples grow their families through our services. Important aspects of family building that LGBT couples need to consider are securing their parental rights. Unfortunately, the laws are still unclear as to who retains parental rights when…
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LGBT Parental Rights: IRMS discusses NJ Court Ruling – Only 3 Ways to Be a Legal Parent

Bill Singer, Esq. Singer & Fedun. LLC 908-359-7873 We at IRMS are continually proud to be associated and work with Bill Singer – a highly regarded legal expert on the LGBT community’s reproductive rights. His passion & advocacy for same sex couples parental rights is shared by our entire IRMS team. Below Bill discusses the…
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IRMS Delivers Egg Freezing Services for the Transgender Community

GO TARGET! As I was driving to work this morning, I heard on the radio that Target will be among the first (if not THE FIRST) retail guru to maintain a policy that transgender customers are welcome to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity. Way to take a stand! Societal “norms” can be…
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IRMS proudly launches a dedicated LGBT Family Building Website

If you are an LGBT couple or single seeking to start a family in New Jersey you have come to the right place to begin your journey and get all of your questions answered. If there is one common question that we hear from our LGBT couples and singles it’s, “where do I (we) start?”…
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Marriage equality does not equal parentage equality

Bill Singer, Esq. Singer & Fedun. LLC 908-359-7873 With the jubilation over the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling, a misapprehension has arisen that just being married confers legal parentage. Don’t be confused. Marriage and parentage are intertwined, but they are not equal and should not be conflated. Vital Statistics puts the spouse of a woman…
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You Can #BoycottDolceGabbana If You Want, Or You Can Just Build Your Family

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About LGBT Family Building But Were Afraid To Ask The recent uproar over designers Dolce and Gabbana’s negative remarks about conceiving through IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) or ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) has put the spotlight on Lesbian and Gay parenting and families. This is a good thing. The more…
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