A Study Finds Sex Differences in the Brain. Does It Matter?

A Study Finds Sex Differences in the Brain. Does It Matter?

For Armin Raznahan, publishing research on sex differences is a fraught proposition. Now chief of the section on developmental neurogenomics at the National Institutes of Health, Raznahan learned early that searching for dissimilarities between men’s and women’s brains can have unintended effects. “I got my fingers burned when I first started,” Raznahan says. As a…

OkCupid Security Flaw Threatens Intimate Dater Details

OkCupid Security Flaw Threatens Intimate Dater Details

Attackers could have exploited various flaws in OkCupid’s mobile app and webpage to steal victims’ sensitive data and even send messages out from their profiles. Researchers have discovered a slew of issues in the popular OkCupid dating app, which could have allowed attackers to collect users’ sensitive dating information, manipulate their profile data or even…

Egypt serial sex attacks prompt law change

Egypt serial sex attacks prompt law change

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFive Egyptian women shared their stories of sexual harassment and abuse with BBC ArabicVictims of sexual abuse in Egypt are to get anonymity after a high-profile case that saw scores of women use social media to accuse a male student of multiple assaults.Under the proposals, victims’ identities…

Indian Army Personnel Reportedly Ordered to Delete Their Facebook, Tinder, and TikTok Accounts

Indian Army Personnel Reportedly Ordered to Delete Their Facebook, Tinder, and TikTok Accounts

Image: Prakash Singh (Getty Images)The Indian army has upped the app purge and requested that personnel delete their accounts on virtually all major social platforms, Indian media is reporting. The list of 89 apps include, unsurprisingly, China-affiliated TikTok and all Tencent gaming apps, but also Facebook, Tinder, Instagram, Tinder, Snapchat, OkCupid, and Reddit. According to…

Trump Administration Eliminates Transgender Health Care Protections During Pandemic

Trump Administration Eliminates Transgender Health Care Protections During Pandemic

The Trump administration issued a new rule that eliminates health protections for transgender individuals.Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images)In an utterly heartless move, the Trump administration on Friday eliminated health care protections for transgender people during an ongoing global pandemic that has claimed more lives in the U.S. than in any other country. It did this…

New York City to Sex-Havers:

New York City to Sex-Havers:

Photo: GettyThe moment we’re living in is so strange that even the phrase “unprecedented times” is seeing unprecedented usage. Fear is a natural response to such uncertainty, but it’s worth remembering that this time also makes great change possible. For instance: The New York City Department of Health seems to have quietly endorsed the use…