Choice: Texas is a new interactive fiction project that asks players to navigate the many (and growing) barriers to abortion access in the Lone Star State.
Texans can now track the impact of state lawmakers’ cuts to family planning funds using a web and mobile app developed by university researchers.
In Silicon Valley, the scruffy developer swims in a bubble of admiration and impunity not unlike being a star football player in a town like Steubenville, Ohio. This can be a bad thing, as many women in tech have discovered.
A recent study revealed that when women pitch their companies as part of a competition in which the prize is a $100,000 check, they perform as well as or better than their male competitors. It’s an encouraging conclusion given that, overall, far less venture capital flows to companies with women founders.
On June 6–9 leaders from government, private sector, and public health will get together in Cape Town, South Africa for the first ever Mobile Health Summit.
Gender, dating and technology: how can these be used to make national sexuality education curricula and activities more inclusive and appropriate for the community present?
MTV will air a special on teens who choose abortion; the teen birth rate drops and everyone scrambles to claim credit or blame the economy; a fabulous new app for the sexually active; buy a dress, help prevent child marriage.
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has been using telemedicine to increase access to abortion in Iowa, much to the consternation of Operation Rescue.
“Young women today have it so much better when it comes to sex than we did… right?” Often women in their forties and above are shocked to hear that younger women are struggling with sex and sexuality…just like we did. Some struggle even more.
In her reader diary, Leah627 writes: The recent sexting scandal in Pennsylvania provokes questions about technology, the role of parents vs. the government in education, and sexism.