sperm donation


Meet the father of one thousand kids

Michael Cook | 29 November 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: reproductive revolution, sperm donation


One set of triplets, two biological fathers

Stephanie Raeymaekers | 06 July 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: donor children, sperm donation
Finding we were donor-conceived was just the first shock.


Belgian artist fights to be recognised as king’s daughter

Michael Cook | 05 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Belgium, illegitimacy, paternity suits, sperm donation
Truth is more important than legal status.


A donor-conceived woman speaks out

Stephanie Raeymaekers | 03 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: same-sex parenting, sperm donation
There is a hole in the hearts of people whose biological fathers have been erased from their lives.


The dark past of anonymous sperm donation

Michael Cook | 25 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: assisted reproductive technology, bioethics, sperm donation
Few of the essentials have changed since the first recorded case in 1884.


Single mothers by choice

Tamara El-Rahi | 18 September 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Denmark, motherhood, solomor, sperm donation


Truth is sacred

Damian Adams | 16 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: gamete donation, genetics, IVF, sperm donation
Donor-conceived men and women deserve to have accurate records of how they entered the world.


Should birth certificates lie?

Philippa Taylor | 28 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: birth certificates, IVF, sperm donation
Too many children are denied the right to know who their genetic parents are.


IVF’s tarnished halo

Michael Cook | 06 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: assisted reproductive technology, IVF, sperm donation
A horror story from Utah shows the crumbling ethical foundations of the assisted reproduction industry.


Are we forgetting that fathers matter?

Alana S. Newman | 14 January 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: fatherhood, fatherlessness, sperm donation


Protect trees - but not the family tree?

Helena Adeloju | 09 January 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: family relationships, same-sex parenting, sperm donation


Anonymous Father’s Day

Carolyn Moynihan | 23 November 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: donor anonymity, donor-conceived children, sperm donation
It's Father's Day again -- that is, Anonymous Father's Day, a time to become aware of what the children of donor dads think of their absent, unknown progenitors.


Misconceptions about a new vein of comedy

Damian Adams | 21 November 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: IVF, sperm donation
Not knowing your biological father is hardly a fit topic for Hollywood slapstick.


Is existence enough? Don’t donor-conceived kids have rights?

Margaret Somerville | 13 July 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: adoption, donor-conceived children, sperm donation
For whose benefit are these children created? Their own? Or their parents?


Orphaned at conception

Michael Cook | 01 June 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: children, IVF, sperm donation
Is it high-tech child abuse to rob children of their biological heritage?


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