Saturday, February 16, 2013

And Baby Makes Four

Well, that didn't take long.
A Florida judge has ruled that a 22-month-old baby girl shall have three people listed as her parents on her birth certificate -- a married lesbian couple and the gay man that provides one half of her DNA.

Maria Italiano, 43, and Cher Filippazzo, 38, had not successfully conceived a much-desired child, even after several attempts at fertility clinics. Italiano’s hairdresser Massimiliano Gerina offered to provide his sperm for artificial insemination after the women approached him on the subject.
Awesome! If we mix a bunch of sperm and eggs up in a big bowl and take out the resulting embryos, why not N parents where N is the number of contributors?

What could go wrong?

I'm such a prude. I only left enough room for 6 parents.
Update: The certificate is still good despite this development where baby now makes five.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

sounds like the first episode of "Friends"