'Fertile and 30' Is the New 'Flirty and 30'

According to conventional wisdom, on the stroke of midnight on your 27th birthday, Father Time begins to dog your steps and rapaciously guzzle up every last bit of your fertility ("fertility" being Father Time's snack of choice). Pursuing a career and putting having kids on hold is a risky idea, says conventional wisdom, … » 6/20/13 4:15pm 6/20/13 4:15pm

About a Third of Egg Donation Websites Offer More Money to Women with

A recent overview of websites aimed at recruiting women to donate their eggs to those with fertility problems has revealed that almost a third of such sites do not follow ethical guidelines, which include not offering potential donors higher sums of money for a Gattaca baby and informing donors about the potential… » 8/15/12 10:00am 8/15/12 10:00am

Congressman Thinks Birth Control Is Worse than Animal Cruelty

Iowa Republican Steve King currently fighting to oppose California's right to regulate eggs from out of state, but he argues against Affordable Care Act on the grounds that the government shouldn't have the right to tell states what to do. He's also against letting states outlaw fois gras, and in favor of letting… » 7/16/12 1:10pm 7/16/12 1:10pm

Your Jerky Ovaries Are Tricking You Into Picking Bad Boys

Oh, bad boys, with their leather jackets, their greased back hair, their fear of commitment, and their ways of thrilling us while simultaneously making us feel shitty about ourselves. We just can't get enough of them! We've spent an eternity beating ourselves up over our perverse attraction to these cads, but now it… » 5/15/12 6:40pm 5/15/12 6:40pm

Legislators Got You Down? Cheer Up With Uterus-centric Stuff from Etsy

It's pretty obvious that lawmakers are waging a war on women, and it can make you want to tear out your hair, scream, and cry. Here's another option: Celebrate your uterus! Prove you're proud of your reproductive organs, and feel a sense of ownership over your ladyparts — buying uterus-inspired stuff from Etsy. » 3/16/12 5:40pm 3/16/12 5:40pm

Canned Career Columnist: "Take That Career Drive And Direct It Toward…

Last we heard from Penelope Trunk, she was a Yahoo! Finance career columnist in the midst of being unceremoniously sacked for the women's ghetto of the company's "Lifestyle" channels. We were deeply saddened, as we often agreed with her advice, like the time she said that if you want a better job, "Don't work hard! Work » 3/04/08 1:30pm 3/04/08 1:30pm