Tag Archives: cancer

Former NYT editor mansplains to cancer patient to shut up and die the right way

TweetSome journalists speak truth to power. But others, like former New York Times editor Bill Keller and the Guardian’s Emma Keller, write shaming and condescending advice to cancer patients. Tweet
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Gynecologists who treat men risk losing board certification

TweetIn a surprisingly regressive move, the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology has declared that OB/GYNs must only treat women if they plan on keeping board certification. Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet The importance of ENDA. A must-read from Janet Mock: “Why I chose silence on Trans Day of Remembrance.” Do you want to orgasm every time? “Rest is a luxury for the rich.” Melissa Harry-Perris  was not pleased with that Politico piece. Being my friend does not make you a hero. Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet John Kerry started work today as our latest Secretary of State and he asked a deep question: “Here’s the big question before the country and the world and the State Department after the last eight years:  Can a man actually run the State Department? As the saying goes, I have big heels to fill.” [...]
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Breaking news: HPV vaccine does NOT make you more “promiscuous”

TweetWhy would anyone oppose a vaccine that could protect people from the human papillomavirus and, ultimately cervical cancer? Well, there’s intellectual heavy weight and amateur scientist Michele Bachmann, who claims the vaccine causes mental retardation. But a more widespread fear among some conservatives is that it will lead to “promiscuity.” And at the end of the [...]
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