"The court does and should have the capacity to recognize new and diverse family structures" — and it just did
The UK recently granted an unusual parental order.
Assisted reproduction makes possible new kinds of family configurations. In October, in the UK, two men applied for a parental order for a boy born through surrogacy, and the circumstances of the family arrangement were novel.
The judge, the Hon Mrs Justice Theis, allowed her judgement to be made public s…