Category Archives: Media Alerts

The Ethical Sperm Bank: An All-Open Sperm Bank. An Idea Whose Time Has Come.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/wendy-kramer/the-ethical-sperm-bank-an_b_7841180.html A cultural phenomenon is growing these days in the world of gamete donation. The voices of the donor-conceived are growing louder and clearer, and the vast majority express that knowing or having known the identity of their donors is … Continue reading

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FoxNews.com- Great Story on Offspring Connecting on the DSR

More children born from sperm donors seeking out genetic family By Amanda Woerner Published January 24, 2014 FoxNews.com John Robbart used the Donor Sibling Registry to connect with his two half-sisters, Natalie (L) and Mina (R). John Robbart, a 23-year-old … Continue reading

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Bill Heisel on “Finding our Families” and Reforming the Infertilty Industry

New Family Trees: Five Ways to Reform Fertility Medicine Fertility medicine, genes, genetic mutations, sperm donors, egg donors, Donor Sibling Registry, Finding Our Families: A First-of-Its-Kind Book for Donor-Conceived People and Their Families, Tay-Sachs (Show more tags) By William Heisel … Continue reading

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“Could one man really father 533 children?”

Slate Article on upcoming “Delivery Man” Movie http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2013/07/09/delivery_man_fact_checked_how_much_sperm_would_you_have_to_donate_to_father.html Wow, this reporter sure got a lot of things wrong! 1. “Most sperm banks and fertility clinics cap the number of donations that even the most generous donors can make.” No they … Continue reading

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Canadian court bans anonymous sperm and egg donation

Nature Magazine. May 27, 2011. Canadian court bans anonymous sperm and egg donation This quote from the ASRM really caught my attention: But the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), an advisory and advocacy group for the American fertility industry, … Continue reading

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