Why Do Lesbians Earn More Than Straight Women?

photo by janet calcaterra Research shows that lesbian women earn more than straight women — even when you control for the facts that lesbian women tend to be better-educated, more likely to be white, live in cities, have fewer children, and more likely to be professionals. So how to explain this wage gap? Economics professor Marina Adshade […]

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Dear Dr. Kate, What's Involved in Egg Donation?

photo by woodleywonderworks Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, There’s been an ad for egg donors in the paper for the last few weeks. […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: Is It Okay to Always Let Him Pay?

Share your advice for this reader in the comments section below… Dear Em & Lo, I’ve recently started seeing this older guy. So far we’ve been on three dates, and he always insists on paying for everything. I feel a bit guilty, but on the other hand he does have a pretty good and well-paid […]

Confessions of a "Millionaire Matchmaker" Millionaire

One of our Wise Guys, Tyler Barnett, recently went on Bravo’s reality show, “The Millionaire Matchmaker” (his episode re-airs next Tuesday, March 16th at 5pm — set your TiVos; you can watch a clip above). So we just had to give him the third degree: Why, oh why, would you ever go on this show? […]

The Rise of the Sugar Mama

photo via IMDB A recent study by the Pew Research Center, comparing marriages in 2007 with those in 1970, found that husbands whose wives earn more than they do jumped from 4% to 22%. This is partly because, for the first time ever, in the under 44 age group, more women than men have college […]