Tag Archives: Sperm donors

California Cryobank Discourages Donors From Posting on the DSR

For those of you who used California Cryobank, and wonder why your donor hasn’t yet registered on the DSR, here’s a possible reason why: A former California Cryobank donor just emailed me about what CCB had just told him about … Continue reading

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THINKING ABOUT SELLING YOUR SPERM OR EGGS?

Selling your sperm or eggs means much more than paying for a spring break vacation. This kind of irresponsible advertising (from a NY sperm bank*), only goes to show the lack of proper education given to prospective donors about decisions … Continue reading

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An Invitation to All Sperm Banks

I’d like to set a challenge to all sperm banks in the US. I invite you to follow in the steps of many egg clinics and agencies, and offer your donors and parents the option of writing the Donor Sibling … Continue reading

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C’mon California Cryobank- 2 Heartbreaking Stories

Two Donor Sibling Registry posts from yesterday- one from an offspring and one from a mom, both about California Cryobank: 1. I was told last year (after exhausting attempts to get information from CCB), that my sperm donor had passed away … Continue reading

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Guest Post: An Adoptee’s Reaction to MTV’s Generation Cryo

An thoughtful and insightful piece from an adopted woman, Kristi: http://www.thelostdaughters.com/2014/01/guest-post-adoptees-reaction-to-mtvs.html By Kristi Blazi Lado I’ll admit that that my ignorance on donor conception was somewhat willful. The human rights abuses in adoption has occupied so much of my psychological … 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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Father’s Day Denial

Father’s Day Denial- a Guest Blog by Tamsin Posted on June 14, 2012 Our dad preferred we not acknowledge Father’s Day. As a Church of England minister he upheld the Anglican tradition of Mothering Sunday, which occurs on the 4th … Continue reading

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Australian Clinics Respond to DSR’s Presentations in Melbourne

In December of 2011, Ryan and I made three presentations at the 14th Conference on Human Reproduction in Melbourne. Many parts of Australia have acknowledged the rights of donor offspring, and have policies in place so that offspring are able … Continue reading

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