Jacqueline Antonovich

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The macho sperm myth. How to do witchcraft for real. Poems in the language of death. The Lizzie Borden house is up for sale. Get in losers, we’re singing sea shanties. The extraordinary body of Evatima Tardo. A history of Latin America through rock… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Defoe and the Plague Year. Isn’t she good—for a woman? Remembering all of American history. The curious case of the Infant Sappho. The internet and American imperialism. What Bridgerton gets wrong about corsets. In The Gay Cookbook, domestic bliss was queer. Why we should… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news When the waltz went solo. A year of intersex victories. Beware of vaccine euphoria. Witty, sexual – and menopausal. Emily Dickinson on spring break. How women lost status in saloons. COVID-19 vaccines and their metaphors. Ancient snack stall uncovered in Pompeii. The first Black… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news It’s time for a Latino museum. Mad dogs and bindweed cures. The deadly bilibid prison vaccine trials. How scientists use and abuse portraiture. How will we tell the story of coronavirus? Vaccine mistrust historic and rooted in injustice. “We have not yet forgiven Haiti… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Decolonizing DNA. The ghosts of segregation. The battle of Blair Mountain. Lucky charms around the world. There will be a vaccine black market. Demonizing diversity training isn’t new. AIDS, from the perspective of “patient zero.” Preserving 1980s HIV/AIDS education material. Trump’s die-hard fans and… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Defunding the (drug) police. The literary life of Octavia E. Butler. The last children of Down syndrome. The quiet history of lesbian pulp fiction. The early modern precursor to turducken. Our long-running love affair with pigeons. The peculiar role of America’s First Ladies. How… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news London’s mudlarks. Finding Afro-Mexico. The history of nachos. Alexander Hamilton, enslaver? The long history of cottagecore. When Christmas was cancelled. Divers are salvaging Black history. Remembering the Ocoee massacre. The gay history of Britain’s WWI poets. A new, feminist translation of Beowulf. A brief… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A new Hippocratic oath. How I became radicalized. Compounding chalk decoction. The bittersweet story of vanilla. A secret history of supermarkets. A brief history of menstrual “his”-teria. The woman who built Beethoven’s pianos. The colonization of the ayahuasca experience. The spooky and dangerous side… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Monstrous men. Coming out as intersex. The long-lost ritual of baby books. Explaining droplet infection in 1918. The feminist history of the cardigan. The strange world of AP U.S. History. Fear of the “pussification” of America. What fans of “herd immunity” don’t tell you…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news How do pandemics end? When Japan reinvented filmmaking. How we lie to ourselves about history. A brief history of presidents and their taxes. How Early Modern empire changed medicine. The Black press and disinformation on Facebook. How the flu pandemic changed Halloween in 1918…. Read more →