65 minutes | Jun 12, 2019

12: Nineteen Questions for Alice Ruby

In 1983, The Sperm Bank of California pioneered an Identity Release program that would forever shape the sperm donation industry. The bank's Executive Director, Alice Ruby, answered some questions I had about the work TSBC does, the research it has published, and the fertility industry as a whole.Just a warning: As someone who was conceived via The Sperm Bank of California, I struggled (and ultimately failed) to separate my personal emotions related to the sperm bank from what I felt was my duty as a podcaster to be non-biased and critical. In retrospect, I should have owned my feelings and experiences from the start. Regardless of my personal bias, I think the interview was informative and valuable in many ways. Please contact me if you have any concerns.//If you have a story about donor conception or nontraditional families that you would like to share, or if you have any questions, contact the show through email at diblingpodcast@gmail.com or on Twitter or Facebook @diblingpodcast. If you want to leave a voicemail for the show, call (714) 202-6401 and leave a message after the tone. Your voicemail will be featured on the next episode! //Check out my other podcast, The Conservationist Conversationalist, for casual discussion of environmental issues and current events! Available on all major podcasting apps.I host collaborative solves of the New York Times crossword puzzles three times a week on Twitch. If you like crosswords, come hang out! All experience levels welcome! I also play indie games, talk about politics, and occasionally even edit THIS PODCAST live on stream! You can find me at https://www.twitch.tv/aidanwould//Art by Charlie Nagelhout, @MarleyCatts//Music from https://filmmusic.io:"District Four" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/diblingpodcast)
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