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Should Anonymous Sperm Donation Be Illegal?
Anonymous sperm donation is often the only way for lesbian couples to have biological children.
It can be hugely upsetting for lesbian couples to feel compelled to accept the presence of somebody else in their family, simply because they donated sperm.
Not if sperm banks include sperm of donors who can be traced back whenever a child feels it wants to know his/her biological father.
Many lesbians find their donor by themselves. In the Netherlands "
Meer dan gewenst
" organizes meetings for this. Others find their donor through websites. Donations are mostly done at home, but bringing the donor to a clinic is possible.
The best interests of the child should come before the parents'.
A couple unable to conceive a child can adopt a newborn.