August 14, 2009 - 7:00 am
Mad Men presents an exploration of race, class, and gender in the not-so-distant past that challenges the notion that all was well back in the day and keeps this fan coming back for more.
July 28, 2009 - 7:00 am
We are so focused on weight as an indicator of health that we ignore the fact that thinness is not equivalent to being physically fit nor is a higher-than-average weight necessarily an indicator of being “unhealthy.”
June 30, 2009 - 8:00 am
If we’re going to do health care reform we need to do it right — lest we expand the historic failure of government-provided healthcare for Native Americans nationwide.
June 12, 2009 - 8:00 am
Charges that racism and sexism might influence Judge Sotomayor’s decision-making are a proxy for the far right’s concerns about her positions on choice, discrimination, and immigration rights.
April 7, 2009 - 7:00 am
A Missouri bill would make physicians criminals for helping women obtain an abortion “with knowledge” that the woman has been “coerced” and would prohibit the woman from consenting to an abortion as the “victim of a coerced abortion.”
February 23, 2009 - 7:00 am
Pro-choice initiatives from Prevention First to zeroing out abstinence-only funding will need support from socially conservative Democrats. That’s why we need to understand the aims of anti-choice Dems.
February 16, 2009 - 7:00 am
Celebrating the good during Black Herstory Month is as easy as it is tempting, but exploring and addressing the injustices that remain unaddressed is required for the month to be meaningful.
January 21, 2009 - 12:54 pm
Will Mark Dybul really stay on as Obama’s Global AIDS Coordinator? And if he does, will his new boss push him to listen to the evidence on prevention?
December 11, 2008 - 7:00 am
The thought of people refusing to serve a person of color due to their personal objection to desegregation is now considered indefensible, but refusal of service due to personal religious objections is not a thing of the past.
December 9, 2008 - 7:00 am
This week the FDA will decide whether to recommend approval of the second generation female condom. You can sign on to a letter in support of approval.