Surprise! That New Planned Parenthood 'Sting' Video Was Deceptively…

Militantly anti-abortion rights group Live Action sure acted like it had exposed some big-time fuckery in its latest Planned Parenthood hidden camera sting operation. From a casual observer's perspective, the sting captured what appears to be footage of a Planned Parenthood employee enthusiastically endorsing… » 6/01/12 6:10pm 6/01/12 6:10pm

Young American Men Prefer To Have Male Children

I've argued in the past against framing a preference for boy children as "culturally Asian." New data from Gallup shows that this preference is alive and well among Americans, at least among young men. While women are most likely to have no opinion and about equally likely to prefer a girl or boy, men are… » 8/12/11 10:30am 8/12/11 10:30am

Fertility Doctor Sent Women To Cyprus For Illegal Sex Selection

A British doctor is allegedly circumventing the UK's laws against sex-selective fertility treatments by referring patients to a clinic in Cyprus. So is he doing anything wrong? » 2/14/11 12:12pm 2/14/11 12:12pm

Australian Couple Fights To Have A Girl Through IVF, Aborted Twin Male…

An Australian couple is fighting for the right to sex-selective IVF. They want a girl, having lost their only daughter — and have already aborted twin male fetuses conceived through IVF. » 1/10/11 10:15am 1/10/11 10:15am

Should Pro-Choicers Embrace Abortion Restrictions?

Is the pro-choice movement too absolute? Should supporters of abortion rights recognize some abortions as morally abhorrent — and therefore rightly illegal? In an editorial in Salon, Frances Kissling answers yes to both questions. » 6/22/09 1:00pm 6/22/09 1:00pm

Mothers Sue Manufacturers Of Prenatal Sex Tests

Six New York City mothers are suing the manufacturer of the Baby Gender Mentor Test, because the guaranteed "99.9-percent accurate" test incorrectly predicted their baby's sex. » 6/16/09 9:30am 6/16/09 9:30am

Prenatal Sex-Selection Comes To America

Today's Times examines the news that among Chinese-American, Indian-American, and Korean-American families, significantly more boys are being born than girls. » 6/15/09 9:30am 6/15/09 9:30am