Men ‘used as sperm donors’
A local Wesleyan pastor has expressed great concern with what he said was the deliberate choice of an increasing number of professional women to have a child using the male as a sperm donor, while refusing any paternal relationship to be developed with the child.
Rev. Clayton Springer, pastor of the Carrington’s Wesleyan Holiness Church, was delivering the church service which marked the opening of the Barbados Family Planning Association’s 57th anniversary, this morning.
He said that while a woman might be equipped with the relevant “financial material” to raise a child, he questioned her wisdom of ignoring the significance of the male figure in that child’s life.
The pastor also knocked the continuing conviction by many that “male significance resided in the number of women he could take to bed and/or impregnate.” (AH)