Online communities for those with eating disorders have been around almost as long as internet access, but have been a topic of discussion … Read
Monthly Archives: November 2007
Over at In These Times, Silja J.A. Talvi discusses two books that consider the stress of "secondary trauma" and its effect on mental … Read
Abstinence only, abstinence- or comprehensive sex-ed? Alison Bowen of Women's eNews has the breakdown for both Democratic and Republican presidential candidates.
I learned via ICAN that the New Jersey Star-Ledger has made quite a bit of public data easily available on its website, and … Read
Double Dose: Billboard Sinks to New Low; Bring Back Affordable Contraceptives; Feminists Make Better Partners
Happy post-Thanksgiving! Because Nothing Says Happy Holidays Like Concrete Shoes: Here's a story from Lockport, N.Y. (via Feministing) that won't bring much holiday … Read
A recent study in the Journal of Adolescent Health reports on beliefs about douching among primarily minority students in Texas alternative schools who … Read
How Many Doctors Does it Take to Get U.S. Officials to Realize the Severity of Maternal Health Conditions in Kabul?
Don't even try to answer that question. You'll just be dismayed. Back in April, I wrote about this Women's eNews article on Afghan … Read
Last week, we noted that a Colorado ballot initiative is in the works that would define a fertilized egg as a person with … Read
Double Dose: Sexism in the ICU; Time Spent On Housework Linked to Women’s Pay; Paging Dr. Cliche; Ricki Lake’s Documentary on Birth – The New “Inconvenient Truth”?
Is There Sexism in Lifesaving?: "Want a surefire prescription for dreading old age? Delve into every study that explores the gender gap in … Read
So what is it about the female condom that -- pardon the pun -- creates a barrier to widespread acceptance and use, both … Read