I’m Not A Doctor, But I Play One In The Senate

"Boy, it's crazy to think we used to settle questions of paternity by dunking a woman in water until she admitted she made it all up." - Dr. Leo Spaceman, 30 Rock

All across the country right now politicians are legislating health care willy-nilly. From the semi-reasonable to the patently absurd, many of these bills have some seriously twisted and harmful ideas about women’s health. Soraya Chemaly has an excellent post on HuffPo discussing this recent spate of legislation. Doctors have to take an oath to protect [Read More...]

The Contraception Issue Turned Upside-Down Cake

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Hypothetical situation: I work for a Greek polytheist. My boss believes in moderation in all things. My boss refuses to cover any weight-related medical condition through my insurance because they believe it is a result of my immorality. If I was moral according to my boss’ definition, then I would not be overweight. My boss [Read More...]

Framing, Limbaugh, Pagans and Christians

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I have been fascinated by the collapse of the right wing attack on women that has been backfiring every since they attacked Planned Parenthood through Komen.┬á It seems to me it is like a kamikaze charge by the most demented foes of the feminine in all its forms, from Santorum and Romney to the ‘christian’ [Read More...]


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