Category Archives: Reproductive Health

MAD Men vs Zika – Can Marketers Save Pandemic Aflicted Families?

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A barely dressed seductress draped across the hood of a car. A seductor with piercing eyes holding a diamond watch. A girl-next-door with a new shampoo. A MILF savoring a once-frozen entrée. Madison Avenue’s “Mad men” work round the clock to sell … Continue reading

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Will Reproductive Rights Advocates Stand Up for Men?

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Frozen embryos open new questions about forced parenthood and whether men, too, might have rights under Roe v. Wade. Those of us on the Left like to say that we’re all “in it” together: rich, poor; white, brown; queer, straight; … Continue reading

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Apple Search Finally Stops Directing People Seeking Abortions to Adoption Centers

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Ask Siri where to get an abortion and get a list of adoption agencies–for five years that was the experience of Apple users in cities ranging from San Francisco to Philadelphia. Recent technical upgrades appear to have resolved the problem, … Continue reading

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15 Screwed Up Catholic Ideas That May Affect Your Sex Life Even If You’re Not Religious

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I thank God I was raised Catholic, so sex will always be dirty. ~John Waters The Catholic hierarchy is obsessed with sex: who does it, when, how, with whom, and for what purpose.  In fact, I might argue that one … Continue reading

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On 43rd Roe v Wade Anniversary, not Silence or Shame but Gratitude for Education, Love, and Motherhood

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If the wall of shame and stigma ruptures, abortion foes may find themselves up against something even more powerful. Love. This week, two generations after the Supreme Court legalized abortion in the U.S., many women will be commemorating the 1973 … Continue reading

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When American Debate About Abortion Was Sane and Why that Changed

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People would be surprised by how much less toxic gender politics were in the 1970s than they are now. Mary Ziegler teaches law at Florida State University, where she holds the Stearns Weaver Miller chair in the College of Law. … Continue reading

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Survival of Extremely Premature Infants Opens New Ethical Decisions

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Changes in what we can do always lead to new questions about what we should do—questions about what is prudent or loving or wise, about what serves human wellbeing or even that of the broader web of life. Recent medical … Continue reading

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