HMW signs “I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change, I am changing the things I cannot accept.” “Thanks Trump, for making me an Activist!” “The Future is Nasty!” “Liberty & Justice for ALL.” “Keep your hands off the
From the Guardian (Aug 21, 2016): “The rate of Texas women who died from complications related to pregnancy doubled from 2010 to 2014, a new study has found, for an estimated maternal mortality rate that is unmatched in any other state and
Here’s an overview piece on current fertility research around later motherhood. Among the methods discussed, lab-grown eggs from stem cells (“Growing eggs in the lab like this would yield a great many eggs unaffected by age for older women trying
My new post is up on the Atlantic.com, in response to recent stories on the rise of childlessness in America: here. Though there are substantial numbers of women 40-44 without kids, reported high rates of childlessness are premature. They fail
Today is Women’s Equality Day – the 93rd anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the US constitution. My op-ed in today’s Houston Chronicle. How about full equity by the 100th anniversary in 2020? Women’s suffrage Texas-style Ninety-three
While female infertility is old news (literally), issues with male fertility create a new cultural frisson. [This piece first appeared on RH Reality Check and later on Huffington Post] WBUR On Point panel on this topic: Shulevitz, Gregory, Aronowitz. Judith Shulevitz’s recent New Republic essay on
Should a citizen who doesn’t approve of birth control be understood to be funding the birth control of those who choose to use it — and therefore have a basis for objecting? Or should we understand that the many tax payments from those who approve of birth control for those who want it are those that are funding it, while the taxes of those who don’t approve of birth control are funding the costs associated with birthing and raising unplanned kids?