NEO.LIFE and Lena Dunham’s Lenny Letter: Get Ready for Same Sex Reproduction

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My latest story … When artificial sperm and eggs become a reality, the sex of your baby-making partner won’t matter.

Sex Cells

If it does work, the first application likely would be in reversing infertility: men would have new sperm made and women would have new eggs made from other cells in their bodies.

The Future of Family

But a more mind-bending trick is also possible: that cells from a man could be turned into egg cells and cells from a woman could be turned into sperm cells. And that would be an even bigger leap in reproductive medicine than in-vitro fertilization. It would alter our concept of family in ways we are only beginning to imagine.

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Rachel Lehmann-Haupt

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Editor, www.theartandscienceoffamily.com & NEO.LIFE, author of In Her Own Sweet Time: Egg Freezing and the New Frontiers of Family

The ART and Science of Family

A place to share stories and raise awareness about the new technologies and trends that are shaping and supporting the way we conceive and raise our children in the 21st Century

Rachel Lehmann-Haupt

Written by

Editor, www.theartandscienceoffamily.com & NEO.LIFE, author of In Her Own Sweet Time: Egg Freezing and the New Frontiers of Family

The ART and Science of Family

A place to share stories and raise awareness about the new technologies and trends that are shaping and supporting the way we conceive and raise our children in the 21st Century

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