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Media Kit

Presentations

NEwS Media

Why My Truth Matters More than Your Comfort,” by Brad Ewell, Lavender Luv, 26 Nov 2022.

Her At-Home DNA Test Revealed a Huge Family Secret,” by Tamron Hall, 24 October 2022.

EPISODE 7: ‘Right to Know’ nonprofit helps victims of fertility fraud,” by Samana Sheikh, 19 Oct 2022.

DNA Results Changed Their Lives” by Racquel Williams, Bridging Philly, 18 Oct 2022.

Woman Discovers Her True Ethnicity” by Isiah Factor Uncensored, Fox Soul, 10 Oct 2022.

Finding Out You’re Not Who You Thought You Were,” by Jane Adams Ph.D., Psychology Today, 30 Sept 2022.

Home DNA tests have stripped anonymity from donor conception, with huge implications for the industry” by Michelle Talsma Everson, NextAvenue, 29 Sept 2022.

3 people describe the shock of discovering through at-home DNA tests that they were a different race than they’d thought,” by Jane Ridley, Insider, 21 Sept 2022.

I thought I was biracial my entire life” by Jane Ridley, Insider, 18 Aug 2022.

Iowans describe DNA surprises and praise a new state law protecting victims” by River to River, NPR, 22 July 2022.

“‘Frustrated.’ Proposed Fertility Fraud Laws in NY Legislative Session” by Gary Craig, Democrat & Chronicle, 2 June 2022.

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

Fertility Fraud Bill Sent to Governor’s Desk After Almost Unanimous Support,” by Max Tedford, KWWL NBC, 24 May 2022.

Woman Learns Parents’ Fertility Doctor is Really Her Biological Father,” by Samana Sheikh, News 19, 31 March 2022.

DNA Deceptions,” WSVN 7News Miami, 15 March 2022.

Rochester Fertility Fraud Cases Provide Momentum to Push for NY Laws,” by Gary Craig, Democrat & Chronicle, 4 March 2022.

DNA Sleuthing Led to Lawsuit Against Controversial OB-GYN,” by Gary Craig, Democrat & Chronicle, 28 February 2022.

In Olympia, magic mushrooms are a no-go, and missing middle house pushes forward,” Soundside, KUOW, 9 February 2022.

Washington State Eyes Criminalizing ‘Doctor Conceived’ Fertility Fraud,” The Crime Report, 3 February 2022.

New Bipartisan Measures Provide New Safeguards for Fraudulent Fertility Information,” Michigan House Republicans, 1 February 2022.

Washington Lawmakers are Considering Criminalizing Fertility Fraud  – but what exactly is that?Soundside, KUOW, 31 January 2022.

Home DNA Tests Can Lead to Shock and Trauma, but Mental Health Resources are Scarce,” by Aparna Nathan, The Inquirer, 28 October 2021.

The Children of Sperm Donors Want to Chante the Rules of Conception by Sarah Zhang, The Atlantic, 15 October 2021.

DNA Kit and a Genetic Identity Shift by Kate Murphy, Kate Murphy Therapy, July 2021.

“Your Voice Matters – Advocacy: Misattributed Parentage Experiences” by Kara Rubinstein Deyerin, Severance Magazine, 28 June 2021.

How an Iowa Victim of Fertility Fraud Untangled the Mystery of his Birth and Found New PurposeThe Des Moines Register, 13 May 2021.

Bill Would Make Fraud in Fertility Treatments a Crime,” by Rod Boshart, The Gazette, 2 March 2021.

Watching & Waiting,” by Brad Ewell, Severance Magazine, 6 January 2021.

Fertility Doctors Used Their Sperm to Get Patients Pregnant. The Children Want Justice by Katie Mc Bride, Vice News, 6 January 2021.

Why Men Don’t Want to Talk About It,” by Brad Ewell, Severance Magazine, 6 January 2021.

DNA Testing is Unearthing Local Fertility Fraud Cases” by Jared Whitlock, Voice of San Diego, 5 January 2021.

Dear Mom & Dad,” by Brad Ewell, Severance Magazine, 31 December 2020.

An Unexpected Abandonment,” by Brad Ewell, Severance Magazine, 10 December 2020.

Donor Deceived: Woodinville Woman is Seeking to Change Fertility Fraud Laws,” by Laura Guido, The Woodinville Weekly, 25 November 2020.

The Right to Know by BK Jackson, Severance Magazine, 7 January 2020.

You can hear us on the following podcasts

Insemination with Laura High, Episode 15: Dr. Morris Wortman (part 2), 28 June 2023.
Insemination with Laura High, Episode 14: Dr. Morris Wortman (part 1), 28 June 2023.
Adoption: the Long View with Lori Holden, Episode 403: Why An Adoptee’s Truth Matters More than a Parent’s Comfort, 23 April 2023.
NPE Stories with Lily Wood, Kara and Alesia’s Story, 7 Nov 2022.
DNA Surprises with Alexis Hourselt, Bonus Episode: Interview with Right to Know, 17 Oct 2022.
Our Voices Matter with Linda Lorelle, Right To Know, 6 May 2022.
Pulled By the Root with Heidi Marble, Alesia Cohen Weiss & Kara Rubinstein Deyerin, 8 Oct 2021.
Everything’s Relative with Eve Sturges, Baby, You’ve Got a Right to Know!, 20 Aug 2021.
The Secrets in My DNAThe Right to Know – Brad’s Story,  5 Aug 2021.
The Bradley Hall Show with Bradley Hall, Right to Know Founders Kara Rubinstein-Deyerin and Alesia Weiss, 19 July 2021.
Sex, Lies, & the Truth with Christina Bryan Fitzgibbons & Jodi Klugman-Rabb, Brad – A Late Discovery Adoptee, 21 Jan, 2021.
Our Best Interests: Adopted – Life Lessons from Childhood Trauma to AdulthoodNew Eyes, 28 May 2001.
Everything’s Relative with Eve Sturges, He’s Not the First Murder I’ve Met, 21 May 2021.
Becoming the Best Version of You with Maria Leonard Olsen, Women Who Help People Who Have Discovered Misattrbuted Parentage, 30 April 2021.
Sex, Lies, & the Truth with Christina Bryan Fitzgibbons & Jodi Klugman-Rabb, Alesia & the Would-be Governor, 10 June 2020.
I Want to Put a Baby In You with Jennifer White and Ellen Trachman, NPE (Not Parent Expected) Kara Rubinstein Deyerin, 3 June 2020.