women's health

Venus Rising With Dr. Theresa Morris

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Welcome back to Venus Rising, now available on Spotify, iTunes, and Podomatic! We are kicking off the New Year with an episode featuring researcher, author and professor Dr. Theresa Morris! Theresa is Professor of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies as well as the Coordinator of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Texas A&M University. When she’s not busy […]

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Debate on the Business of the Pill Continues

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I’m prone to say because of the work I do in bioethics, that “the pill allowed us to have sex, without having babies, and now reproductive technologies allow us to have babies without having sex.” I use Elton John and his partner David Furnish as my illustration. Elton and David came to California to buy eggs from […]

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Fertility Drugs and Cancer (Part 3)

Recently, on our podcast Venus Rising, I had the opportunity to interview Maggie Eastman and her family about her experience with egg donation and the nightmare that occurred afterwards. Maggie was a young, bright-eyed college student when she was first recruited as an egg donor. What started as a desire to help families while earning […]

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