Still Searching for Donor White (or Coral, or Fuchsia …)
The latest on the "Nobel Prize sperm bank" investigation.
In the next few weeks—relying on the people I've interviewed and hopefully more to come—I will address these questions. I will also take sidetours into the peculiar history of American sperm banks and the even more peculiar history of American eugenics.
If you have a connection to the Repository for Germinal Choice—whether as a donor, client, child, or employee—and you would like to share your story anonymously, please contact me by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org by phone at (202) 862-4889.
The Seed Series
Part 3: The first responses
Part 5: An update and a preview
Part 7: An update on the donor list
David Plotz is the Editor of Slate. He's the author of The Genius Factory: The Curious History of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank and Good Book. He appears on Slate's Political Gabfest.