Australia’s abortion healthcare is superior but improvement has stalled due to stigmas on training programmes: It shows that the most common [abortion] complications occur far less frequently in Australia than in other western countries. Only 0.2 of every 1,000 abortions… Read More ›
Are we allowed to disagree with Uncle Sam?
Tim Dunlop over at Road to Surfdom analyses the Australia-US alliance and the growing rift between the PM and the electorate about how we handle ourselves in that alliance. This is basically handing our foreign policy decisions to the United… Read More ›
Just a word?
Brooklynite offers some thoughts on what civil unions laws in the US will mean for the common language usage of “married”. Two years after the decision: “My friend Kyle got married last weekend.” “What? I thought he was gay?” “Oh,… Read More ›
39 years of reproductive freedom in the UK
But for how much longer? That’s the question asked in this Guardian special, Time to Speak Up: It’s 39 years since abortion was legalised in this country, yet these days it’s rarely discussed without mention of ‘shame’, ‘mental trauma’ or… Read More ›