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Anonymous Sperm Donation

"Donor Babies" Are Sometimes Grandparents!

Wendy Kramer | Posted 08.26.2016 | Impact
Wendy Kramer

It should be recognized that it's not just the donor conceived people who are becoming grandparents, it's also the donors, many of who donated back when they were in college.

Sperm Donation Needs Federal Regulation

Wendy Kramer | Posted 04.27.2016 | Politics
Wendy Kramer

Too often the medical profile of a sperm donor is merely a snapshot of one day in the life of a healthy young man. It often doesn't reveal what will happen five or 10 years down the road to the donor or to members of his immediate family.

Grandparents via Donor Conception

Wendy Kramer | Posted 09.28.2016 | Impact
Wendy Kramer

There are significant cross-generational relationships that gamete donation has engendered that haven't yet been talked about. As donor conceived people and their donors (aka biological mothers and fathers) are finding each other more regularly through the Donor Sibling Registry and through DNA testing websites, there are members of a third generation that are also connecting- the grandparents.

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

Wendy Kramer | Posted 07.22.2016 | Impact
Wendy Kramer

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 better than not knowing.

Meeting My Father (Sorta Kinda Not Really)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

When I was 8, my mom, M, helped me to draw what I thought my dad looked like. Together we created the most butch heterosexual male that a lesbian fem...