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OUR STUDY GROUND BREAKING STUDY OF 605 PARTICIPANTS WHO WERE ADOPTED, DONOR CONCEIVED, OR HAD AN NPE (non-paternity event)
“Living with the Loss of Genetic Continuity” with CUB – Concerned United Birth Parents.
Plenary Speaker, “Genetic Identity Rights In Adoption & Assisted Reproduction: Ethical & Psychological Implications,” Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA).
“Marcie & Kara: Untangling Our Roots” with NAAP – National Association of Adoptees and Parents Happy Hour.
“Leading By Example Through Transparency: Your Donor-Conceived Child’s First Lesson in Trust” with ASRM – American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
“The Intersectionality of Misattributed Parentage Experiences” with NAAP – National Association of Adoptees and Parents Happy Hour.
ASRM 2021 Panel: Open-Identity Gamete Donation: What Are the Children Saying? hosted by Jillian Phillips
“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 Purpose, The Des Moines Register, 13 May 2021.
“Bill Would Make Fraud in Fertility Treatments a Crime,” by Rod Boshart, The Gazette, 2 March 2021.
“Fertility Doctors Used Their Sperm to Get Patients Pregnant. The Children Want Justice“ by Katie Mc Bride, Vice News, 6 January 2021.
“DNA Testing is Unearthing Local Fertility Fraud Cases” by Jared Whitlock, Voice of San Diego, 5 January 2021.
“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.