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BOTH SIDES NOW: Will Tape-Gate be Romney's 'Lonesome Rhodes' Moment*?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg To Ron Reagan, the 47% tape reveals Romney's sneering elitism -- but Torie Clarke thinks it's a feeding frenzy over a stumble no worse than Obama's comments on "cling to guns/religion" and "redistribution." Then: Are riots in the Middle East the fault of a film or Obama?

Why I Wanted A Girl, And Why I Don't Anymore

Lisa Belkin | Posted 11.20.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Wouldn't it be better to encourage this conversation among women, seeing it as an airing of the normal doubts and preference so many of us have, rather than shutting each other down?

How Choosing A Baby's Sex Has Become A Multimillion-Dollar Industry

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 09.17.2012 | Parents

Written for Slate by Jasmeet Sidhu Megan Simpson always expected that she would be a mother to a daughter. She had grown up in a family of four ...

Should Sex Selection of Embryos Be Regulated in the United States?

Jasmeet Sidhu | Posted 09.14.2012 | Science
Jasmeet Sidhu

Many expectant parents often joke about having a gender preference for their as yet unborn child: a boy, perhaps, to go to baseball games with dad, or a girl, to one day see her in a wedding dress. But what if those preferences could become a choice?

160 Million Missing Females: PRENDA and Misogyny

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

Because of gender bias and sex discrimination, there are an estimated 160,000,000 girls and women missing from the planet today. This isn't man-bashing or "victim feminism." It's just a documented statement of fact. By virtually any measure, this is dystopian.

The Gender Paradox In India

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.24.2012 | Arts

Prune Nourry is a multi-disciplinary artist who finds pleasure in contradiction, whether in bioethics, mythology or even artistic materials. Although ...

Gender Selection And Abortion: Making An Ethical Decision

Rabbi David A. Teutsch | Posted 10.14.2011 | Religion
Rabbi David A. Teutsch

While Jewish ethics does not consider a fetus to have the same moral worth as a living human being, a fetus nonetheless does have real moral worth and ought not be interfered with unless the reasons to do so are morally substantial.