This Is Infertility: Episode 7

Family Building & Equality for Same Sex Couples

“This Is Infertility,” a podcast by Progyny, is hosted by a different voice who brings their unique point of view to the complex and ever-changing world of infertility. Our hosts are licensed clinical social workers, patient care advocates, clinical psychiatrists, reproductive endocrinologists, fertility patients and other experts in the world of fertility. We fuse narrative storytelling with experience and science to give listens a new perspective on what it’s really like to through the infertility journey.

Any fertility journey can be complex, but for same-sex couples, there are additional legal and political challenges that vary state by state. We hear from Trystan Reese, a transgender activist who works to ensure that every LGBTQ person has the right and ability to start their own family at Family Equality Council, and Theresa Witherspoon who, with her wife, found their family through reciprocal IVF.

Today’s host is Parawana Yasmin, a Patient Care Advocate at Progyny. Guests include Trystan Reese from Family Equality Council and Theresa Witherspoon.

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