Article Title:Three parents for toddler
Category:New Zealand Daily News
Author or News Staff
Published on:18th April 2004 - 12:00 pm
Story ID:2294
Text:The family court has decided that an Auckland toddler will have three parents, his biological mother, her lesbian partner and their gay sperm donor, the Sunday Star-Times reports today under the misleading headline "Gay men win legal fight for toddler". The two-year-old boy was conceived after an agreement between the Auckland lesbian couple and a Sydney gay couple whom they were friends with, but arguments ensued after the baby was born and the women moved back to Auckland, refusing the men access. Judge Fleming awarded joint custody to the lesbians, but also gave the lesbian partner and biological father shared guardianship with the biological mother.    
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