Topic: sperm donor

Some People In Hollywood Think Mel Gibson Is Jodie Foster’s Super Secret Sperm Donor

Some People In Hollywood Think Mel Gibson Is Jodie Foster's Super Secret Sperm Donor

If you were watching the Golden Globes this Sunday, perhaps you witnessed Jodie Foster‘s (second) coming out speech. Perhaps you also noticed that Jodi’s strapping sons, 14-year-old Charles and 12-year-old Kit were also in attendance. And maybe you also took note of Mel Gibson sitting right beside them — which is apparently all it takes for some to think the actor might their biological father.  Yup, I’m as clueless as you are.
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My Husband Donated Sperm To A Lesbian Couple — And That’s Fine By Me

My Husband Donated Sperm To A Lesbian Couple -- And That's Fine By Me

Alana’s husband had never donated sperm before. Although the mother of three had contemplated egg donation from time-to-time, her husband had never considered the opportunity to help a family in need, both before atheir marriage and after. But when the couple’s friends Jennie and Susan watched yet another sperm donor fall through, Alana and her husband decided to present them with an offer. More »

Netflix For Sperm Has Arrived

Netflix For Sperm Has Arrived

No need to sheepishly shuffle into your local sperm bank and have a nurse awkwardly explain where the pornographic magazines are. The Cleveland Clinic has reportedly debuted a new sperm banking kit entitled “NextGen” that comes right to said gentleman’s house. After collecting those spermies in the luxury of his “man cave” or bathroom, he just packs the specimen cup into a return packet with some ice. The return address is already on there and, with the haste of an overnight express label, that semen is out in the world. More »

Mommyish Poll: In A Pinch, Would You Use Your Father-In-Law’s Sperm To Conceive? (Because Some People Would!)

Mommyish Poll: In A Pinch, Would You Use Your Father-In-Law's Sperm To Conceive? (Because Some People Would!)

Couples struggling with infertility have quite a few options. Between IVF, surrogacy, and adoption, avenues to a child can vary depending on your personal preferences and individual circumstances. But apparently for some couples who are encountering male infertility, asking the father-in-law to make a sperm donation is considered appropriate infertility dinner table conversation. More »

‘Survivor’ Winner Richard Hatch Wants Reality Show On Sperm Donor Children

'Survivor' Winner Richard Hatch Wants Reality Show On Sperm Donor Children

Remember Richard Hatch from Survivor? He won the inaugural season of the show in 2000, back when people actually watched it. He may have won a cool $1 million, but that money ultimately landed him in prison for tax evasion. Yikes!

The real interesting part of this story, however, is that Hatch – who was released from jail this week and who maintains his innocence – is hoping for a new reality TV show. The premise? A series about his relationship with the children he helped create through sperm donation. More »

Anti-Gay Politican Secretly Donates Sperm To Lesbians, Backhandedly Blames Wife

Anti-Gay Politican Secretly Donates Sperm To Lesbians, Backhandedly Blames Wife

Bill Johnson has some major issues. Like, really major ones. Here’s the deal: the politician – he unsuccessfully ran for Alabama governor in 2009 and has crusaded against same-sex marriage – is married to Kathy Johnson, a two-time Mrs. America finalist who has three grown children from a former relationship. Kathy had a hysterectomy 10 years ago, which means that she and Johnson could not have any children together.

Anyway, Johnson moved to New Zealand back in February, without his wife, to help run the earthquake recovery in Christchurch. While there, he decided to go online and meet women who need help getting pregnant. Noble guy, right? Not so much. Turns out he’s made anonymous sperm donations to at least nine women, three of whom are now pregnant.

Never mind that fertility clinics in the country say men shouldn’t provide sperm donations to more than four families. Never mind the hyprocisy of donating your sperm to same-sex couples despite being anti-gay (even though I guess that makes him less bigoted than I thought). The most despicable part of this whole thing is that Johnson neglected to tell his wife! More »