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Film Review: Two Mothers or 'How Do Lesbian Birds Make Babies?'

Brandon Judell | Posted 12.31.2014 | Gay Voices
Brandon Judell

Commencing in the first few minutes with tender lovemaking, the film quickly changes focus and concentrates on Isa's fruitless phone calls to various sperm banks everywhere from Munich to Hamburg.

A Teenage Boy and His Parents Walk Into a Sperm Bank

Benjamin Rubenstein | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Rubenstein

I have become desensitized to the annual ritual where my dad hands me an envelope he's received in the mail addressed to me and that has no return address. After 14 years, we are both nearly positive of the envelope's origin.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sperm Bank

Sarah Toce | Posted 10.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Sarah Toce

You know when you have one of "those days" and you have to merely laugh for sheer lack of finding any other method that seems suitable for the occasion? This happened to me recently on the way to collect a donation for my future child. There, I said it.

Freaky Way Animals May Go To Other Planets

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 08.30.2013 | Science

As humans begin to think seriously about establishing colonies on other planets, we're also beginning to wonder about how animals may make the trip. S...

Occupation: Sperm Donor

David Macaray | Posted 10.14.2013 | Comedy
David Macaray

There's a growing number of women out there who are looking for accomplished men to father their children. This is nothing to be embarrassed or ashamed of. After all, which would you rather be the mother of -- a certified genius or gifted athlete, or a fry cook?

The Accidental Activist: Eggs and Politics

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 04.17.2013 | Science
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

While most doctors perceive personhood legislation as a threat to abortion rights -- which it is -- the potential legislation also impacts the treatment of complicated pregnancies and limits infertility procedures. And that's why fertility experts are worried.

A Trip to the Sperm Bank

Julian Tepper | Posted 01.21.2013 | Books
Julian Tepper

To our Bankers, please keep in mind that it is only legal to store sperm for up to forty years in New York State. Thank you, the NYCC. Henry's palms became wet with perspiration. Who could think so far ahead about reproduction?

Sperm Banks Sound Alarm Over Semen Quality

Posted 08.29.2012 | Science

By: Katharine Gammon, LiveScience Contributor Published: 08/28/2012 01:20 PM EDT on LiveScience Global baby making seems at no want for a polish, ...

This Man Fathered About 600 Children

Posted 04.09.2012 | Parents

About 600 people might be able to call Bertold Wiesner "Dad." The British biologist who operated a fertility clinic since the 1940s may have father...

Man's Sperm Sample Destroyed By Clinic

Posted 02.13.2012 | Parents

In 1983, Shane Breen was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. He was 26-years-old and single at the time. Before he began chemotherapy treatment, the No...

Catherine Pearson

Is This Man A Sperm Bank Or A Sex Partner? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.19.2011 | Gay Voices

Last fall, the Food and Drug Administration hand-delivered an order to cease manufacturing to a seemingly unremarkable recipient, a soft-spoken, 36-ye...

America's First Elephant Sperm Bank Set To Open

AP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Weird News

PITTSBURGH — Zoo officials trying to establish North America's first elephant sperm bank have been slowed by bureaucratic hurdles but hope South...

Sperm Bank Offers Celebrity Look-Alike Donors (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A Southern California sperm bank is raising eyebrows with its offer of celebrity look-alike donors. California Cryobank filters its donors by their p...

Sperm Bank Business Going Swimingly During Recession | Cory Bortnicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Recessions are a time to look inward to find what's really important in life. For many men, that means looking really inward (and southward), to their...