No ‘Rainbow Families’: Canadian Fertility Clinic Bans Patient From Using Non-White Donor – 27 July 2014

RT logoA single Canadian woman, who sought in vitro fertilization in the only local clinic in Calgary, has been prohibited from using donors of a different ethnicity to avoid “creating rainbow families.”

The 38-year old woman, who requested to use only her first name, Catherine, told the Calgary Herald that “everything went downhill” when last March she learned that she could only use sperm, eggs or embryos from donors who were white, like her.

“I was absolutely floored,” she told the newspaper.

When asked why she did not want to choose somebody of her own “cultural background,” Catherine said there were many reasons why.

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