The LGBTQ Parenting Network is a program of Sherbourne Health Centre
We support lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer parenting through research, training, resources and community development.



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    OHIP Funding for IVF Supports LGBTQ Parents

    OHIP funding for IVF supports LGBTQ parents Increased access to IVF will benefit many prospective parents TORONTO October 1, 2015  – Health Minister Eric Hoskins announced expanding access to fertility services in Ontario. Funding for IVF in Ontario makes fertility care more accessible to LGBTQ prospective parents. “We were delighted to be part of the […]

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    Appropriate and accurate family recognition is always in children’s best interests

    LGBTQ Parenting Network supports simplified certain birth registration TORONTO October 1, 2015  – A Private Member’s Bill announced today aims to fix Ontario’s laws regarding parental recognition. If passed, this Bill will make birth registration services more equitable and accessible for LGBTQ families. Allowing a child’s parents to be properly legally recognized from birth brings […]

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    Announcing: Second Parent Adoption – an info sheet for LGBTQ Parents in Ontario

    The newest info sheet in our LGBTQ Parental Recognition series is now available. Please download it from our library. Second Parent Adoption joins Birth Registration in Ontario as the second info sheet in this series. A complete overview of the series is available. This new info sheet Second Parent Adoption in Ontario offers clear legal information for LGBTQ […]

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    We #SupportSexEd

    Many of you are aware of the #SupportSexEd campaign on social media, which we have been participating in on Twitter and Facebook. Sherbourne Health Centre has announced our official position on the curriculum changes: Position Statement Ontario’s Health and Physical Education Curriculum Background The Government of Ontario plans to implement a new Ontario Health and […]