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Nuclear Family

Ry Russo-Young turns the camera on her own past to explore the meaning of family. In the late 70s/early 80s, when the concept of a gay family was inconceivable to most, Ry and her sister Cade were born to two lesbian mothers through sperm donors. Ry’s idyllic childhood was threatened by an unexpected lawsuit which sent shockwaves through her family’s lives and continues to reverberate today.

Genre: Documentary

Actor: Ry Russo-Young

Director: n/A

Country: United States

Duration: 158 min

Quality: HD

Release: 2021

IMDb: 5.2

Season 1 - Nuclear Family
"As new fertility options emerge in the early '80s, lesbian partners Robin Young and Sandy Russo look to start their own family by seeking sperm donors. But what begins as an unconventional yet warm arrangement with second daughter Ry's donor becomes increasingly fraught as he pursues more rights over her life."