California Could Hand More Rights to Sperm Donors

Sperm donors have historically often had little more than a pump and dump relationship with the children they sire, if you will excuse the phrase; for many years, it was unheard of that they would become involved with their offspring. But the upcoming Vince Vaughn movie, Delivery Man, has made a clear impact on a… » 7/15/13 11:00am 7/15/13 11:00am

American Men Are Almost Too Awesome At Making Jizz

While our manufacturing sector's kind of in the toilet, mining is giving people cancer and causing earthquakes, and our tech industry is running out of ideas for one-button devices to sell to yuppies, at least one sector of the American economy is running full steam — or rather, full balls — ahead: the sperm… » 4/05/12 7:15pm 4/05/12 7:15pm

Here Are The Sperm Donor Fetishists You Didn't Ask For

Some men donate sperm for money, others out of a desire to help. But some do it because the idea of getting women pregnant turns them on. » 10/03/11 2:45pm 10/03/11 2:45pm

Sorry Redheads, Sperm Banks Don't Want Your Donations

Apparently being in a special club with the likes of Julianne Moore, Conan O'Brien, and Dana Scully doesn't mean redheads have it easy. Everyday our flame-haired friends are experiencing discrimination when they try to make a donation at the sperm bank. » 9/18/11 8:25pm 9/18/11 8:25pm

Australian Sperm Donation Site Gets Right To The Point

The homepage of Sperm Donors Australia gives dudes one really good reason for sharing their seed with the world. According to Reddit, this is a stock image of a man giving the thumbs up, so we really don't know what he was so excited about. But, there's still a good chance he was thinking about sperm donation when… » 2/21/11 2:45pm 2/21/11 2:45pm

Illegal-Sperm Salesmen Could Go Free

The two men charged with selling unlicensed sperm to British women have received a nine month jail term — but the sentence is suspended for two years. This means the black-market spunk merchants could potentially avoid jail entirely. » 10/12/10 10:48am 10/12/10 10:48am

Should Sperm Donation Be More Like Adoption?

A conservative group is pushing to make sperm donation as closely regulated as adoption — because, they claim, children of sperm donors face problems down the road. But do they have other motivations? » 9/17/10 2:14pm 9/17/10 2:14pm

World's Creepiest Men Charged With Selling Unlicensed Sperm

Here's something new to worry about: illegal sperm! Two British men are charged with selling spunk without a license, and earning over $385,000 by doing so. » 9/13/10 11:42am 9/13/10 11:42am

Foreign Affairs: The Great Australian Sperm Shortage

Australia decreeing that sperm donors must be identifiable to their future offspring has meant a severe sperm shortage » 5/12/10 12:30pm 5/12/10 12:30pm in that country, as well as expensive imports from the U.S. Luckily, wants to do his part. Let's see, how many cliches about Australia can he get into one segment, with some penis-and-sperm jokes…

Sperm Donor Who's "Fathered" 400 Kids Calls For Better Regulation Of…

In the 1980s, Dr. Kirk Maxey fathered, by his count, some 400 children. Now he wants to see better regulation of sperm donation. Hypocritical? Maybe, but he might also be onto something. » 12/24/09 9:30am 12/24/09 9:30am

Sperm Bank Offers Celebrity Look-Alike Donors

Would you like your baby to look like Brad Pitt, or perhaps, Seth Rogen? A Southern California sperm bank tells clients which celebrity the anonymous donors most resemble because they say it's more helpful than just reading confusing stats. [MSNBC] » 10/13/09 12:30pm 10/13/09 12:30pm

In One Basket

Sperm banks and fertility clinics report a major upswing in potential donors since the economy tanked. In addition to women, one clinic director says "she also has gotten calls from at least 100 men inquiring about donating their 'eggs.'" [USAT] » 7/07/09 6:40pm 7/07/09 6:40pm

Ed Houben of the Netherlands has gained a reputation as Europe's most passionate sperm donor for fathering 46 children without having sex. Houben donated at an IVF clinic at first, but had to stop once he reached his quota of 25 gifts. Now people find him on the internet and through word of mouth. Houben has traveled… » 12/02/08 10:20am 12/02/08 10:20am