Donor Conceived

Reviewing Future People: The Family of Donor 5114

Objectivity in filmmaking when it comes to the topic of third-party reproduction is increasingly difficult to find. More often than not, films that navigate subjects like surrogacy and egg donation tend to romanticize these issues, framing them as amazing, beautiful experiences, while minimizing the important truths about their myriad risks and harms. It’s not objective […]

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Championing the Donor-Conceived Community

Wendy Kramer is Co-Founder and Director of the Donor Sibling Registry (DSR). The DSR was founded in 2000 by Wendy and her donor-conceived son Ryan to assist individuals conceived as a result of sperm, egg, or embryo donation who are seeking to make mutually desired contact with others with whom they share genetic ties. With 72,000 members […]

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Five Days Left for You to Help with Our Next Film Project

While we’ve reached our minimum funding goal, you can still help with the expenses we will incur in making Anonymous Father’s Day. In September, Jennifer Lahl will be speaking at the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS) meeting in Toronto and wants to take advantage of being in Toronto to interview some of the people […]

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Happy Anonymous Father’s Day

By Jennifer Lahl, CBC President A landmark victory has just been won in Pratten v. British Columbia, a case that will undoubtedly set a significant legal precedent. On May 19, the Supreme Court of British Columbia ruled against the practice of anonymous sperm (and egg) donation, instead arguing in favor of donor-conceived children and their […]

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