Monthly Archives: May 2010

Still more reproductive coercion

Via Know More Say More, the Guttmacher Institute has released a study, to be published in an upcoming issue of Social Science and Medicine, documenting the link between men’s abuse of their female intimate partners, and reproductive coercion. The Guttmacher … Continue reading

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More on reproductive coercion

I wrote previously about coerced pregnancies in abusive relationships.  More research showing that the dominant trope of “she trapped me with a pregnancy” is actually the other way around.  Fifty-three percent of respondents reported physical or sexual partner violence, 19% reported … Continue reading

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Spot the Sexism #8: Baked goods they can actually eat aren’t enough to get celiacs’ attention

Never mind that if you’re celiac (or even just have someone in your life who is), it doesn’t take any more than this to make you slam on the brakes and swerve across three lanes of traffic while crying tears … Continue reading

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