Vermont Gay Surrogacy Laws

Gestational Surrogacy is permitted by statue.

While it is not expressively clear that Vermont law recognizes surrogacy agreements, such agreements are lawful.

It is now prospective that surrogacy agreements are available to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and couples in Vermont.

It is permitted in Vermont for gay male couples and lesbian couples to jointly adopt, as well as for individuals to adopt the children of their same-sex partner.

With same-sex couples now having the right to marry in Vermont, it gives surrogacy agreements a favorable outcome.

LGBT in Vermont

Total Adult Population: 500,413     

LGBT Population: 24,520

LGBT Percent of State Population: 4.9%

Percent of Same-Sex Couples Raising Children: 20%

 

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