Men who donate sperm for IVF treatment should be paid more than women who donate their eggs, it has been claimed.
Laura Witjens, chair of the National Gamete Donation Trust who has donated her own eggs reckons most people are not aware of the "serious commitment" involved in sperm donation.
"Damn straight," said Onan Glans, of the Semen Donors Support Group. "It's quite clear from our research that it's bloody hard work jerking off!
"Oh yes, women tend to think we just wake the little general up and knock one out.
"Well, ladies, I can assure you it takes a lot more than that. I refer readers to the famous scene in the movie The Right Stuff - even such spectacular specimens of masculinity as John Glenn and Gordon Cooper couldn't just produce to order!
"We have leaflets, you know, or you can visit our web site for more information."