Lesbian woman upset over black man’s sperm — Guardian says it is racism and eugenics

Jennifer Cramblett bindelJennifer Cramblett is taking legal action against a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she had intended.

The case of a lesbian couple suing a sperm bank over their black donor has laid bare the ethical minefield of the ‘gayby’ boom

The designer baby trend has been laid bare with the case of a lesbian couple who are suing a sperm bank after one of them became pregnant with sperm donated by an African American instead of the white donor they had chosen. The birth mother, Jennifer Cramblett, was five months pregnant in 2012 when she and her partner learned that the Midwest Sperm Bank near Chicago had selected the wrong donor. Cramblett said she decided to sue to prevent the sperm bank from making the same mistake again, and is apparently seeking a minimum of $50,000 (£30,000) in damages…

I can only wonder what the damages, if the case is successful, will be used for. Relocation to an area more ethnically diverse, perhaps? The reality is that house prices in white areas in the US are generally more expensive than those in mixed areas, so I am unsure what the money is needed for. Hurt feelings? Whichever way this issue is approached, it smacks of racism…

She makes some valid points. But I doubt she would have said the same over a black lesbian given a white man’s sperm by mistake.

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