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  • In defense of the Mack.

    In 1847, Dorothea Dix changed the way care was provided for people with mental illness in the US by providing a report about the abominable ways in which...

  • Adaptivity.

    So, this last couple of semesters + life = intense hiatus. What propelled me back into the blogging? Sex toys. One of the things I spend an inordinate amount...

  • Eugenics Across Demographics

    This is still a work in progress.   [prezi id=”b6gejblxjbv3″] [expand title=”Sources” tag=”h2″] http://www.uvm.edu/~lkaelber/eugenics/ http://library.truman.edu/manuscripts/laughlinbio.asp http://www.npr.org/blogs/pictureshow/2011/06 /01/136849387/found-in-the-archives-americas-unsettling-early-eugenics-movement http://rt.com/usa/eugenics-sterilization-victims-us-806/ http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/11/04/1033284 /-Fighting-Forced-Sterilization-in-Sweden http://dnapatents.georgetown.edu/resources/Eugenical SterilizationInTheUS.pdf http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm/search/searchterm/Public%20 Health%20Collection!eugenics /field/relatig!all/mode/exact!any/conn/and!and/order/nosort/ad/asc/cosuppress/1 (NC http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/post/herman -cains-rewriting-of-birth -control-history/2011/10/31/gIQAr53uaM_blog.html?tid=sm_twitter_washingtonpost...

  • A Higher Standard

    In a small city north of Springfield, there is a somewhat prominent family that owns the city’s larger mom and pop stores. They have a liquor store, a...

  • Mutlimedia

    One of the members of our cohort at Widener is doing an interview series, Modern Sexologists. Here is my interview. Props to Ms. Isobel Wren for editing our interview into something remotely cohesive...

  • Upgrading my learning.

    There was a great technological divide between my first tour of undergrad and my second one that bled into Grad School. An old blackberry was the highest grade...

  • I’m on a lot of drugs…

    Aside from the compulsory napping, my pain medication has had some major effects: 1. I am extremely happy. People seem to think this is because I am no...

  • Capacity to Consent

    This is a look at some of the laws, policies and attitudes surrounding capacity to consent to sexual activity for people with intellectual disabilities. Read it: Download it....

  • Self Advocacy and the ER

    If you are reading this, you probably know some things about my ovaries, uterus, and the interesting things they put me through.   After my initial terrible experience...