Episode 29: Does my donor have 1000 children?

“Kate” (a pseudonym) and is 1 half of the Australian same-sex couple that featured in the New York Times article “The Case of the Serial Sperm Donor”. Unknowingly to them at the time the donor they were to select from a Cyros donor list was to be Europe’s most prolific online/clinic donor. They now live in fear of all their stored frozen embryos being destroyed by the Australian clinic currently storing them if their identity was to be revealed, denying their son the chance of having a full-blooded sibling.

Establishing their own mother’s group this newly formed army is on a mission to seek regulatory changes making clinics and donors accountable for their actions. We talk about how all this eventuated, how these sperm banks operate, the things they didn’t realize, and where to from here.

Facebook:Currently remaining Anonymous
Facebook Groups:Sperma Donatie Nederland
Donazione di sperma Italia
Donneurs de sperme France
Samenspende Deutschland
Sperm Donation UK
Media:New York Times
Daily Mail

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