The American tabloid media was abuzz this week with news that a New York Mathematics Professor had fathered 22 children through informal sperm donation.
But donation goes against strong cultural prejudices
Genetic databases will enable people to connect with the parents they never knew
Tabloid press in UK feature story of adopted son and long-lost mum
It excludes donors with history of certain diseases.
Simon Watson is aiming for 1000.
Ad advertising agency launches a bizarre campaign
Many sperm donors are angry that ta guarantee of anonymity will be removed by retrospective legislation.
The UK's new National Sperm Bank has been struggling to find volunteers.
A new Australian documentary gives voice to donor-conceived Australians now seeking fathers.
Couples are far from indifferent about genetic links.
A Virginia 'sperm donor' has been granted custody of his genetic child after deciding he wanted to be a father.
A lesbian couple was misled about the superior qualifications of their sperm donor.
The international sperm bank industry is growing at a remarkable rate, analysts report.
The German Supreme Court has ruled that children of any age may request the identity of their biological father.
You’ve heard of hook-up sites for people who just want sex, but not marriage and kids. But sites for people who just want kids, but not marriage and sex?
Has sperm donation made the status of fathers obsolete? Several items popped up in the media this week which give different answers.
The UK has given a new twist to the one of the oldest arguments for trade protectionism, coddling an infant industry, by launching a national sperm bank.
IVF doctors have updated guidelines for gamete donation in the light of a growing recognition that offspring have a right to their genetic heritage.
There are calls for a change in birth certificate regulations after a woman conceived by sperm donation had her adopted father erased as parent.
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