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The Family Division of the High Court heard how a falling out between the two couples led to a legal battle lasting nearly six years. Mr Justice Cobb said this has resulted in harm to the two girls born as a result of the donations — one in her early teens and the other nearing her 10th birthday. In written rulings, he said the two couples — who can be identified only as Father 1 and Father 2, and Mother 1 and Mother 2 — had begun as friends. The litigation has had a destructive effect on the parties. Mr Justice Cobb indicated that the girls would live with their mothers under the supervision of social workers. He said they could see the younger child on specified occasions. The case is not the first where problems have resulted from gay men donating sperm to help lesbians have a baby.
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They found each other on social media, flew across the world to meet, and immediately fell in love. But love is rarely easy for same-sex couples in Asia. Neither Taiwan, where Huang is from, nor mainland China, where Xiao is from, recognized same-sex marriages at the time mainland China still does not. The couple decided to move back to Taiwan last year, so Huang could be closer to her aging parents, but despite having children together, Xiao could not stay in Taiwan permanently. At the time, Taiwan did not recognize their marriage, so Xiao had to leave every six months when her tourist visa expired, leaving their 3-year-old twins for Huang to take care of on her own.