At Modern Luxury, connection and community define who we are. We use cookies to improve the Modern Luxury experience - to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also may share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. We take your privacy seriously and want you to be aware that we have recently made changes to our Privacy Policy, which can be found here.


How Evie Jeang Is Making Dreams of a Family Happen for Members of the LGBTQ Community

| June 13, 2019 | People



Experience and expertise inform and inspire Evie Jeang’s life. As a child of divorce, Jeang has specialized in family law for over 15 years. Fertility challenges led Jeang to found Surrogacy Concierge in 2017, a full concierge service that assists with surrogacy and fertility needs. Jeang and Surrogacy Concierge places a strong emphasis on helping members of the LGBTQ community realize their dreams of having a family.

How did your experience with fertility issues launch Surrogacy Concierge? I froze eggs to have my son. Going through that process made me realize the legal and emotional complexity of navigating reproductive challenges and surrogacy. I started Surrogacy Concierge to handle every detail including the legal and contractual challenges surrogacy presents.

What made you aware of the LGBTQ community’s surrogacy needs? Unfortunately a number of states and countries don’t allow surrogacy and many LGBTQ people don’t have the right to have children. When my cousin and his partner wanted to have a family, the expense and complexity proved a roadblock, so I gave them one of my eggs and helped them with a surrogate. That experience made me understand the struggle the LGBTQ community faces planning a family.

What is key to ensuring greater LGBTQ access to fertility and surrogacy? Making it more affordable. I believe that anyone who wants to have a family should be able to establish a payment plan, much like taking out a loan. I also speak with employers about helping their employees with surrogacy and fertility costs. Having a family is a basic human right that should be attainable and legal everywhere. 2880 West Valley Blvd., Alhambra, CA 91803, 626.569.1813,,, @surrogacyconcierge


Photography by: Brooke Mason of Brooke Mason Creative