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Donor Insemination

Donor Families Connecting: Love or Fear?

Wendy Kramer | Posted 10.16.2015 | Parents
Wendy Kramer

Parents can, and should put the needs and desires of their children to seek out and connect with half siblings and/or donors, above their own fears. This is the ultimate sacrifice that parents make for their children. It is also the greatest gift we can give to our children, and to ourselves.

Moms and Dads Spring Open Gender Traps

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 06.05.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

A gay man can grin and say ironically, "I'm a really good mother," which may mean that he performs the daily child care in his home, but his comment does not define him as a mom. Nor is a lesbian who coaches her son's hockey team a father. Both are just doing what parents do.

'Donorsexual,' from the Other Side of the Bed

Amy Andre | Posted 04.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy Andre

Procreative sex as part of a donor insemination may be a convenient delivery method, but for women in the LGBT community who are attracted to men, it can also be sexually satisfying. A friend of mine is in that very situation right now.

The Kids Are All Right? No Way!

Joan Garry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joan Garry

You're wondering how a lesbian mom and gay rights activist can possibly have any issues with the first mainstream feature film with box office stars as lesbians who raise a family together. Do I have to be so damned picky? Yes, I do.

The Kid is All Right

Tamar Abrams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Abrams

A little over eighteen years ago, I used an anonymous sperm donor to conceive a child. In 1992, that was a relatively uncommon practice and one that m...