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Chinese lesbian couple Rui Cai (left) and Cleo Wu play with their twin babies, born last month. China does not allow same-sex marriages, and only married, heterosexual couples have access to assisted reproduction. The women went through in vitro fertilization in the U.S., and the children were born in China. Courtesy of Rui Cai and Cleo Wu hide caption

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Undaunted By China's Rulebook, Lesbian Couple Has Twins Via Surrogacy

There is increasing openness toward nontraditional families in China, though only married, heterosexual couples are allowed access to assisted reproduction. Here's one couple that found a workaround.

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Progressive SuperPACs Ramp Up Their Big-Money Effort Against Donald Trump

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Chinese lesbian couple Rui Cai (left) and Cleo Wu play with their twin babies, born last month. China does not allow same-sex marriages, and only married, heterosexual couples have access to assisted reproduction. The women went through in vitro fertilization in the U.S., and the children were born in China. Courtesy of Rui Cai and Cleo Wu hide caption

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Undaunted By China's Rule Book, Lesbian Couple Welcomes Their Newborn Twins

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In Aftermath Of Hastert Case, States Push To Change Reporting Of Child Sex Abuse

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