Culbert, Lori. “Surrogacies are on the Rise Two Decades After Trailblazer Selina Robinson Carried Baby for Friend.” Vancouver Sun. 20 April 2018.

Weeks, Carly. “Liberal MPs Private Member’s Bill Would Lift Restrictions on Third Party Reproduction.” The Globe and Mail. 29 May 2018.

Interview on The Simi Sara Show. “Is legalizing fees for surrogate moms and sperm and egg donors the right way to go?” Global News Radio CKNW 980. 29 March 2018.

Harris, Kathleen. “Liberal MPs, advocates want to legalize fees for surrogate moms and sperm donors.” CBC Online. 27 March 2018.

Interview on Pour faire un mondeLes femmes en âge de procréer affectent-elles la politique de santé publique?” (with Doris Labrie) 16 January 2018.

Interview on CTV News at Noon (with Jeff Rogstad, CTV Saskatoon) (begins at 8:08). 15 January 2018.

Mattern, Ashleigh. “‘Perpetually potentially pregnant’ project nets $56K grant.'” CBC Saskatoon. 14 January 2018.

Hill, Andrea. “U of S researcher awarded $56K to study how Canada views ‘women of childbearing age.'” Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. 13 January 2018.

Donovan, Moira. “Why a patchwork of laws makes surrogacy more challenging in Atlantic Canada.” CBC. 7 January 2018. (Also a radio story on Atlantic Voice, CBC Radio One Halifax).

Kirkey, Sharon. “Canada should OK ‘three-parent babies’: Commentary argues for lifting of ban on controversial technique.” National Post. 9 October 2017.

Semeniuk, Ivan. “Massive review of federal science funding reveals risks to younger researchers.The Globe and Mail. 11 April 2017.

Racco, Marilisa, “Here’s what you need to know about Ontario’s Fertility Program, one year later.” Global News. 16 November 2016.

Kirkey, Sharon. “Put limit on how long Canadian fertility clinics can store frozen embryos, academics argue.” National Post. 23 June 2016.

Indo-Canadian couples choosing sons over daughters: study.” The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti (Recorded Live to Air). CBC Radio One. 13 April 2016.

Ubelacker, Sheryl. “Abortions may be behind skewed boy-girl birth ratio among Indian-born moms: study.” Vancouver Sun. 10 April 2016.

Boyle, Theresa. “He was the perfect sperm donor. Then 26 families found out he wasn’t.” Toronto Star. 9 April 2016.

La Rose, Lauren. “Chrissy Teigen’s choice of female embryo re-sparks sex selection debate.” CTV News Online (Canadian Press). 3 March 2016.

Motluk, Alison. “Reimbursement discussions exclude donors, surrogates.” CMAJ (News) 188.1: E7-8. 5 January 2016.

Coverage of the Consuming Intimacies symposium. The Brock News. 12 October 2015.

Interview with Maritime Noon (Recorded Live to Air). CBC Halifax. 1 October 2015.

Goldman, Brian. “Egg freezing: the ‘options’ approach to parenthood.” White Coat, Black Art Blog. 13 April 2015.

Kirkey, Sharon. “Doctors warned not to encourage young women to freeze their eggs in new medical journal article.” National Post. 14 April 2015.

Ubelacker, Sheryl. “Freezing eggs no guarantee of giving birth: researchers.” CTV News [Online]. 13 April 2015.

Family doctors important in advising young women on egg freezing for future fertility.” Science Daily. 13 April 2015.

Interview with On-Air with Pamela McCallC-Fax 1070. 12 March 2015.

Weeks, Carlie. “Buying time: How egg freezing has moved into the mainstream.Globe and Mail. 8 February 2015.

Interview with Maritime Noon (Recorded Live to Air). CBC Halifax. 20 October 2014.

Scholars debunk idea that social egg freezing is empowering.” University of Cambridge Gates Fellows News. 22 October 2014.


Béland, Daniel,  Alana Cattapan, and Elizabeth Schwartz. “Paying Attention to the Mundane Policy Issues.” Policy Options. 5 December 2017.

Baylis, Françoise and Alana Cattapan. “Canada’s Prohibition on Altering the Human Genome.” Impact Ethics. 27 October 2017.

DuPont, Quinn and Alana Cattapan. “Engendering Alice and Bob.” Backchannels (Society for the Social Study of Science). 9 October 2017.

Cattapan, Alana and Françoise Baylis. “Egg Donors and Surrogates Need High Quality Care.” The Conversation. 27 September 2017.

Cattapan, Alana. “Attend Meetings or Perish…Hook and Eye: Fast Feminism, Slow Academe. 22 September 2017.

Cattapan, Alana, Angela Cameron, and Vanessa Gruben. “When Women are Surrogate Mothers: Is That Work.” The Conversation (reposted in the National Post online and on Impact Ethics). 25 July 2017.

Cattapan, Alana. “Notes on Digital Humanities and (Canadian) Feminist Archives.” Mediacommons (Field Guide on Digital Humanities and the Future of the Archive). 18 April 2017.

Cattapan, Alana, Cindy Hanson, Jane Stinson, Leah Levac, and Stephanie Paterson. “The budget’s baby steps on gender analysis.” Policy Options. 27 March 2017.

Cattapan, Alana. “Have they thought about what they’re asking?: the inequity of job applications.Hook and Eye: Fast Feminism, Slow Academe. 18 March 2017. (reposted on

Cattapan, Alana. “Clarifying the AHR Act After Twelve Long Years.” Impact Ethics: Making A Difference in Bioethics. 18 November 2016.

Cattapan, Alana. “Sex-selective abortion is about more than wishing for male children.” Blog post/editorial. 19 April 2016.

Cattapan, Alana and Françoise Baylis. “The Trouble with Paying for Sperm.” The Toronto Star. Op-ed. 9 April 2016.

Cattapan, Alana. “The Curious Case of Informed Consent for Egg Donation.” BMJ: Journal of Medical Ethics Blog. 17 March 2016.

Cattapan, Alana and Françoise Baylis. “Don’t Commercialize Women’s Bodies.” Letter. Montreal Gazette. 12 March 2016.

Cattapan, Alana. “Ontario Should Focus on Preventing Infertility Instead of Treating It.” 11 November 2015.

Cattapan, Alana. “Why Ontario’s IVF Funding Structure is Not the Answer.” 26 October 2015.

Fletcher, Amber and Alana Cattapan. “Shifting Paradigms, Enduring Legacies: Reflecting on the 1970 Royal Commission on the Status of Women.” Blogging for Equality. 19 May 2015.

Cattapan, Alana. “For Love or Money: The ‘Shortage’ of Canadian Sperm Donors.” Impact Ethics: Making a Difference in Bioethics. 24 April 2015.

Cattapan, Alana. “A Fictive Reality: Science Fiction, Dystopia, and Assisted Reproduction.” International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics. 11 March 2015.

Lippman, Abby, Alana Cattapan, and Kelly Holloway. “Evidence and the Marketing of the HPV Vaccine.” Impact Ethics: Making a Difference in Bioethics.  4 November 2014.

Cattapan, Alana. “Limited Funding for IVF Does Not Go Far Enough.” The Toronto Star. 15 April 2014. A15.

Cattapan, Alana. “The (Unknown) Costs of Private-for-Profit IVF.” Impact Ethics: Making a Difference in Bioethics.  21 December 2013.

Cattapan, Alana, Margrit Eichler, and Lorna Weir. “The Governance Gap in Assisted Human Reproduction.” Network Magazine.  2 December 2013.

Cattapan, Alana. “Rethinking Sex Selection: A Feminist Critique.” Impact Ethics: Making a Difference in Bioethics. 13 August 2013.

Cattapan, Alana and Audrey L’Espérance. “Surrogate Mothers and the Cash Nexus.” The Toronto Star. 1 March, 2013. A19.

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