Resources

Below is a list of magazines, websites, TV shows, videos, articles and books featuring content related to donor conception, for those who wish to immerse themselves.

Magazines/Websites

We Are Donor Conceived Magazine (associated with the FB group)

https://www.wearedonorconceived.com/magazine

 

Severance Magazine

https://severancemag.com/

Donor Sibling Registry (mutual connections among DC relatives, research, advocacy, media appearances). However, for connecting with relatives, I recommend using all the DNA testing sites: 23andme, AncestryDNA, FamilyTreeDNA, MyHeritage, etc.

https://donorsiblingregistry.com/

TV Shows

Generation Cryo (reality show about donor siblings seeking their bio father) Unfortunately, no longer free to watch.

Amazon Prime video: https://www.amazon.com/Generation-Cryo/dp/B00GTMFEEU

Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/tv-season/generation-cryo-season-1/id740879886

 

El Donante (Argentinian drama series from 2012). Now only available either on Directv, or on Youtube in Spanish without English subtitles.

https://www.directv.com/tv/El-Donante-TXhCa3RKdnkrYk5QRkdzaW9kY1Q4dz09

 

Almost Family (drama based on the Australian series "Sisters.") On Netflix. Entertaining enough if you're interested in the subject matter.)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9165444/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_3

Video

Tedx Talk: Identity Theft by Albert Frantz

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PligpIZzT98&t=524s

Articles

Donor Conceived People and the Reproductive Medicine Industry Disconnect

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/donor-conceived-people-an_b_8045132

Sourcing sperm from social media is not the answer to your fertility problems

https://www.smh.com.au/national/sourcing-sperm-from-social-media-is-not-the-answer-to-your-fertility-problems-20210521-p57u43.html

Books

Scattered Seeds (stories and information on donor conception)

https://www.amazon.com/Scattered-Seeds-Search-Identity-Generation/dp/1580056164/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=scattered+seeds&qid=1624936600&sr=8-1

 

Finding Our Families (advice book for multiple parties.)

https://www.amazon.com/Finding-Families-First-Its-Kind-Donor-Conceived-ebook/dp/B00C5R78VK/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=finding+our+families&qid=1624937909&sr=8-1

 

Brave New Humans (nonfiction account of author's personal story plus info on the fertility industry)

https://www.amazon.com/Brave-New-Humans-Reality-Conception-ebook/dp/B08YS1FC2S/ref=sr_1_34?dchild=1&keywords=donor+conceived&qid=1624936404&sr=8-34

 

Inheritance (nonfiction account of the author's personal story). I attended her talk with my bio father and half sister.

https://www.amazon.com/Inheritance-Memoir-Genealogy-Paternity-Love/dp/0525434038/ref=sr_1_19?dchild=1&keywords=donor+conceived&qid=1624936348&sr=8-19

 

Sins of the Father (novel inspired by the author's personal story)

https://www.amazon.com/Sins-Father-Kate-Mariner-ebook/dp/B08B5JJGCR/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1624936457&sr=8-55

 

Random Families (nonfiction overview of multiple perspectives)

https://www.amazon.com/Random-Families-Strangers-Siblings-Creation/dp/0197519989/ref=sr_1_49?dchild=1&keywords=donor+conceived&qid=1624936457&sr=8-49

 

Discovering You're Donor Conceived (a brief workbook)

https://www.amazon.com/Discovering-Youre-Donor-Conceived-Splawinski-ebook/dp/B089FMRCQW/ref=sr_1_12?dchild=1&keywords=donor+conceived&qid=1624936318&sr=8-12