Weekly News Round-Up
As usual, there’s lots of good stuff from the past week at Our Bodies Our Blog. 😉
Ms. Magazine reminds us of this 2004 essay, “Between a Woman and Her Doctor
A Story About Abortion You Will Never Forget.”
IAmDrTiller has some more posts up now.
A Heartbreaking Choice has stories from women who needed to seek out Dr. Tiller for late term abortions.
RH Reality Check has a ton of relevant posts on Tiller and abortion.
The National Partnership for Women and Families also has links to lots of commentary.
What the?!? Bird of Paradox writes of the “Fifth trans woman shot in Memphis since 2006.”
Tweets of the week:
@mycropht Meetup is the unlubricated condom of social media. Dry, hard to use and even harder to get out of.
@onefinebreeder people keep warning me about these “crazy” Dyson attachments. like I’m going to open it and a bunch of Japanese dildos will fall out.
Renee as usual has links to good stuff in her Drop it Like it’s Hot round-up.
There’s a new issue of the AHRQ Research Activities newsletter out, with summaries of several topics in women’s and minority health.
Sheril has an update on blogs participating in the Silence is the Enemy on rape as a weapon of war. Go on over to help raise funds through your blog clicks (or otherwise participate).
The FDA launched a transparency task force and related blog.
Newsweek on why you shouldn’t rely on Oprah for your health advice or information.
Learned about TrueChild this week, a that “imagines a world where boys and girls are free from stereotypes so they can learn, grow, and reach their full potential,” with a goal to “improve children’s culture by a) holding media accountable, b) providing parents with information, and working with content providers to improve children’s culture.” As a non-parent, I’d be interested in getting responses from the parents among you.