Tag Archives: Sperm Bank

Biology and Birth Certificates: Our Right to Accuracy

Most U.S. citizens raised by their biological parents never question whether the information on their birth certificates is accurate. With the evolution of adoption and alternate means of conceiving a child, “accurate” is an increasingly subjective term. Is the purpose … Continue reading

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Connecting Donor Families – Calling All Airlines!

Madi, a donor conceived college student on the Donor Sibling Registry had a great idea for her school project. This is what she wrote to me a few weeks ago: In our class we have been given the vague assignment … Continue reading

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Sperm Banks and Egg Clinics Take Note

I just received the following email today. If anyone is still questioning the importance of comprehensive medical and genetic testing of donors, and the urgency in regards to being able to update and share medical information amongst families…read on. When … Continue reading

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Donor Sibling Registry “Copycat” Sites- Why Dilute the Search?!

Over the past decade there have been a couple of Donor Sibling Registry “copycat” sites. These sites offer some of the same capabilities that the DSR has offered.  Recently I have seen some new ones cropping up. There are repercussions … Continue reading

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Review of The Delivery Man

Both Ryan and I really liked The Delivery Man.  While the story was filled with holes and some things that didn’t really make sense, many of the overall sentiments and issues were very relevant and true to real life. While … Continue reading

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WNYC Story on Finding Donors Via DNA Testing

WNYC Radio: Ryan’s biological father speaks publicly for the first time about being found through DNA testing. Lost, Then Found http://www.onthemedia.org/story/lost-then-found/

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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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Donor Offspring In the UK and around the world connect on the Donor Sibling Registry

Sperm donor mum tracks down her son’s ‘global family’ as she goes online to find six-year-old’s 11 lookalike siblings By Natasha Courtenay-Smith PUBLISHED: 17:55 EST, 22 February 2013 | UPDATED: 19:11 EST, 22 February 2013 With their similarly shaped faces … Continue reading

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BBC News Story: Should sperm donors have parental duties?

An article out today in BBC News: Should sperm donors have parental duties? By Pia Gadkari BBC News, Washington As more women become pregnant using sperm donated by men they know, the law must establish what role, if any, these … Continue reading

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DSR’s Sperm Donor TV Special Nominated for a daytime Emmy!

The Donor Sibling Registry’s Sperm Donor Special was Emmy nominated for a “Special Class Programming” Emmy!! To view: http://www.worldstarhiphop.com/videos/video.php?v=wshh0XTWQnc2EkQI49zg

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