Spain: Suing the health ministry to have a baby

A lesbian couple has lodged a case against the Spanish health ministry, regional authorities and a Madrid hospital after they were denied artificial insemination purely because they are gay.

Women’s Link Worldwide, the human rights group helping the couple, say the two women were refused as the government regulation states artificial insemination can only be given to couples who have tried for a year to get pregnant through sexual intercourse.

This regulation, according to the group which was only imposed in November, is discriminatory as it excludes lesbian couples. Read More via Gay Star News