Portland the go-to destination for gay surrogacy

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Monday, May 13, 2013

Queerty: Portland has become the go-to destination for same-sex couples around the world because of its gay-friendly surrogacy options.

Couples that cannot legally pursue surrogacy in their native countries make the trip to Portlandia where the world’s top clinic, Oregon Reproductive Medicine, is based. Ten years ago, ORM might have seen one gay couple in a year but now, according to marketing director Jonathan Kipp, “it’s absolutely a normal day to have gay couples in our hallways every week.”

ORM is ranked tops in the world due to its egg and sperm donor options, quality of medical service, and most importantly, high success rate – 85% of ORM’s surrogacy attempts result in childbirth.

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