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U.S. Donor Conceived Council Announces 2023 Leadership

Colorado Enacts First U.S. Law Abolishing Anonymous Gamete Donation (PDF)

Colorado Passes First Act in Nation Providing Protections for Donor Conceived People (PDF)

USDCC in the News

Adopted And Donor-Conceived Kids Deserve The Truth. They Don’t Always Get It.
Marie Holmes, HuffPost, May 4, 2023

Federal Legislation Introduced to Require Egg and Sperm Donor Background Verification
Ellen Trachman, Above the Law, July 27, 2022

New Colorado Law Protects Children, Families Conceived Via Assisted Reproduction
Anagha Srikanth, Rewire News Group, June 6, 2022

Colorado’s welcome commitment to truth and transparency for people parented by donors
Rich Urhlaub, The Colorado Sun, June 5, 2022

Colorado is the first state to abolish anonymous sperm and egg donors. Activist Erin Jackson on why that matters
Sara Luterman, The 19th*, June 3, 2022

What Do the Donor-Conceived Have a Right to Know?
Amy Dockser Marcus, The Wall Street Journal, June 2, 2022

Colorado becomes first state to ban anonymous sperm and egg donations
Sam Tabachnik, The Denver Post, June 1, 2022

As DNA Donors’ Secrets Emerge, What Should the Children Know?
Amy Dockser Marcus, The Wall Street Journal, May 27, 2022

‘This is a loophole’ | Why a family created via anonymous sperm donation wants to see industry changes
Marcella Robertson,, May 18, 2022

Fertility treatment use is on the rise – new legislation could increase protections for donors and families in an industry shrouded in secrecy
Naomi Cahn and Sonia Suter, The Conversation, May 3, 2022

BioHacked: Family Secrets Episode 9 “Anger to Action” (featuring Erin Jackson & Tyler Sniff), April 27, 2022

Sperm donation is largely unregulated, but that could soon change as lawsuits multiply
Naomi Cahn and Sonia Suter, The Conversation, January 18, 2022