A nurse-midwife with anti-contraception religious views sues a Family Planning Clinic that declined to hire her.
Sotomayor asks a question about the consequences of corporate religion
…and the anti-abortion lobby is cross that she interrupted an attorney (and compared
abortioncontraception to other medical procedures – in a case about medical insurance).
I get very confused about being a feminazi sometimes
Do I have too much sex with men or am I a man-hater? (Thanks to Jane for the has-to-be-read-to-be-believed link, and this is cross-posted at blue milk).
IWD Event: Dame Carol Kidu to give the 2012 Pamela Denoon lecture
For Hoydens within travelling distance of Canberra, this year’s Pamela Denoon lecture will be given on International Women’s Day (Thursday 8 March), at the ANU, on on “Sex, Women and the 21st Century in Papua New Guinea”.
Friday Hoyden: Constance Johnson
Women’s reproductive rights are under threat everywhere in the US. In the state of Oklahoma, the “Personhood Bill” is aimed not only at abortion, but at some forms of contraception.
Catholic Church says “Thalidomide-analogue cancer trial? No contraceptive advice for you!”
Cancer doctors are on a collision course with a Catholic health organisation over new religion-based rules which prohibit them recommending contraception to patients taking a drug derived from thalidomide, which can cause severe birth defects.
Femmostroppo Reader November 24, 2010
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed-reader. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments.
The Pope and condoms – don’t get too excited
Despite some of the reports out there in tabloid land about the Pope “ending the ban on condom use” he actually has done no such thing.
Contraception in the media
Media articles on contraception surveys and how silly teh wimminz are pretty much always bother me. For a whole variety of reasons. Here’s one of them. There is so much elided, left out, glossed over, ignored, probably not even known… Read More ›
Obligatory Tony Abbott Said What Now? Thread
Make no mistake. Having the nation start up a debate on premarital sexuality when it’s an issue that has hardly been on the political radar is no mean feat, and Abbott is aiming to shift the Overton Window on this and other social matters.