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Third-Party Reproduction Trilogy
The Third-Party Reproduction Trilogy inlcudes Breeders: A Subclass of Women?, Eggsploitation, and Anonymous Father’s Day. Order during this sale and we will send you a code to watch Maggie’s Story, our latest documentary short, for free.
Breeders: A Subclass of Women?
Surrogacy is fast becoming one of the major issues of the 21st century—celebrities and everyday people are increasingly using surrogates to build their families. But the practice is fraught with complex implications for women, children, and families. What is the impact on the women who serve as surrogates and on the children who are born from surrogacy? In what ways might money complicate things? What about altruistic surrogacy done for a family member or close friend? Is surrogacy a beautiful, loving act or does it simply degrade pregnancy to a service and a baby to a product? Can we find a middle ground? Should we even look for one?
The infertility industry in the United States has grown to a multi-billion dollar business. What is its main commodity? Human eggs. Young women all over the world are solicited by ads—via college campus bulletin boards, social media, online classifieds—offering up to $100,000 for their “donated” eggs, to “help make someone’s dream come true.” But who is this egg donor? Is she treated justly? What are the short- and long-term risks to her health? The answers to these questions will disturb you.
Anonymous Father’s Day
Thousands of donor-conceived people have a deep longing to know who they belong to, where they come from, and who they look like. What is it like to grow up not knowing who your biological father is or if you have any siblings? What is it like to find out that the man you thought was your dad is not your biological father, that your true biological father donated his sperm and is known only by a number? How does it impact your self-perception, the choices you make, and your view of life and the world? Donor-conceived people are demanding answers to these basic questions about their origins, their lives, and their identities.
This all new documentary short (22 minutes) follows one woman’s journey of learning about “helping” others have a child they desperately want, what she discovered in becoming an egg donor, and the consequences that followed. Maggie was told how special she was, but she was never informed of the risks egg donation posed to her own health and well being. She was used repeatedly for others’ gain, but when things turned bad, she was left on her own to navigate tests, treatments, surgeries, and an unknown prognosis.
Use code ‘merch‘ for 50% off streaming rental ($1.50) or purchase ($5.00) of Maggie’s Story on Vimeo.
- Think Again: A Study Guide on the Legal, Medical, and Ethical Questions of Third Party Reproduction
- What’s Wrong with Third Party Assisted Reproduction?
- Egg Donation
- What’s Wrong With Egg Donation?
- Five Things Moms Should Tell Their Daughters
- Worldwide Human Egg Laws
- More resources on egg donation
- Sperm Donation