Saturday Link Love: Creepy White Women, Celiac Disease, and Regenerus

Saturday Link Love is a feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier.

A Word about Those Creepy White Women Who Adopted Six Children and Now They’re Probably All Dead, on Stacey Patton—“As someone on my page pointed out, these kids came from horrific beginnings and then had the burden of being abused and used by these liberal activist white moms to comfort and bring pleasure to other white people.”

How Famine Under the Nazis Revealed the Cause of Celiac Disease, on Atlas Obscura—“In the Hague’s Juliana Children’s Hospital, pediatrician Willem Karel Dicke noticed that the children in his care with celiac disease were improving, even as they starved.”

What Does It Mean to Die? on the New Yorker—“Three days after the scans, Dolan submitted a report by Machado to the Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau and asked it to rescind Jahi’s death certificate …. The coroner and the county’s public-health department rejected the request.”

Mark Regnerus to be promoted to full professor at UT Austin, on Family Inequality—“For purposes of this discussion, these conclusions are salient: he used crudely biased survey methods to gin up harms attributable to same-sex parenting … which included manipulating the peer review process to plant supporters on the panel and submitting the article for publication before the data collection was even complete, and then repeatedly lying about all that to cover up the conspiracy….”

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