More Adventures In The Reproductive Revolution: Sperm Donation

Michael Cook
bioedge.org
2019-05-12

“Bachelorette” is a reality TV show on the ABC network featuring Hannah Brown, Miss Alabama 2018, and 30 suitors vying for her hand in marriage.

It may not be your cup of tea, but it draws in millions of people. The young men all have a four-day-growth, a friendly smile with perfect teeth, and tight shirts to show off their pecs. Very little detail is given about their professions. They include a political consultant, a sales manager, a pilot, real estate broker, a tech engineer ... and a professional sperm donor.

According to his ABC bio, Matteo Valles, from Atlanta, is an IT entrepreneur who moonlights as “'a sperm donor who has helped create 114 children for all types of families.”

As the Bachelorette website puts it, “talk about an ice breaker!”

What does this mean? The normalisation of sperm donation?

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