Liz's story

The hopeful waiting family

My partner and high school sweetheart Jarrett is a transgender man and I am a cisgender queer woman, so life was very different when we were teenagers. We got married when I was 35, and that was when I suddenly felt closer to being ready to have a baby. Bad luck interfered, however, and in December 2015 I was diagnosed with stage II, hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.

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