LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Fertility Association (The AFA), in association with California Cryobank, announced today a free seminar focused on family building for the lesbian community.
The Gay Women's Gathering will take place on Wednesday, June 26th, from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, located at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, 1125 North McCadden Place, in Los Angeles.
Critical information such as choosing a sperm donor safely, getting pregnant through artificial insemination or in vitro fertilization, and understanding your legal rights and requirements will all be explored in a relaxed, conversational way.
"As the only inclusive national fertility association, we're honored to host this event in collaboration with California Cryobank," said Ken Mosesian, Executive Director of The AFA. He continued, "We've assembled a fantastic team of presenters who can answer all the questions that our audience members may have. They include Cynthia Fruchtman, JD and Mousa Shamonki, M.D. of UCLA Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology."
"Finding a sperm donor, selecting an insemination procedure, and protecting both parents' legal rights can all have significant long-term financial, medical, and emotional impact on a lesbian family," stated Scott Brown, Director of Client Experience & Communications at California Cryobank, who is also on the faculty for the event. Brown further stated, "California Cryobank is proud to be part of this incredibly important evening of family building education and support."
Though the evening is focused on the lesbian community, family, friends, and supporters are encouraged to attend as well. A light meal will be served and gift bags with educational content will be given to all participants.
The evening is free, but reservations are requested by calling Corey Whelan at 718-853.1411 or via email.
About The AFA:
The American Fertility Association (The AFA) is an inclusive organization committed to helping people create their families of choice by providing leading-edge outreach programs and timely educational information. The scope of our work encompasses reproductive and sexual health, infertility prevention and treatment, and family-building options including adoption and third party solutions. The AFA is a national, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization headquartered in New York City.
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SOURCE The American Fertility Association