Same-sex couples in the Netherlands not only have the right to marry, they also have various options to start a family. They can adopt a child, opt for shared parenthood or even look for anonymous donor to have a child of their own. This has resulted in a kind of ‘gay baby boom’. Even though the Netherlands is a tolerant country, this isn’t something everyone thinks of as ‘normal’.

Watch this video about the realization of the desire for children among same-sex couples