Posts by Author: Jacqueline Antonovich

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Why Freud’s not dead. The future of lesbian health. Folklore can help debunk autism myths. How to bathe like an 18th-century queen. Overselling the idea of “young invincibles.” The myths of John Snow (Not Jon Snow). Dolley Madison and her “pussy-hat”brigade. The history of… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news More doctors smoke Camels. “King Kong” and American cultural history. The moral challenge of the Middle Passage. Appraising the Brady Bunch’s art collection. How the Great War changed women’s fashion. Betsy DeVos and the history of homeschooling. How powdered blood could revolutionize medicine. African… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The Nazi microbiota. Nevada is about to ratify the ERA. Is that vintage Alexander Fleming mold? Do you remember the Lesbian Avengers? In Philly, sign language has its own accent. Making queerness relevant in public history. Creepy objectification of women in early park films…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of women dentists. Reexamining Andy Warhol’s death. Science and a guinea pig mea culpa. The lady historian who lived like a Tudor. The plundering of famous corpses: a list. The woman who revolutionized sex education. The next pandemic may be dripping on your… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The WWII love letters between two men. Mending the broken faces of the Civil War. Meet Florence Nightingale, queer statistician. What was life like for women in the Viking Age? The tragic lessons of cinema’s first gay love story. Fascinating vintage photographs of grocery… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Punk rock and public history. Phrenology and the Civil War. Cough killer’s secret ingredient. Child stealing in Victorian Scotland. Trump, Charlemagne, and nostalgia. What doctors can learn from looking at art. The casualties of women’s war on body hair. The legacy of Invasion of the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Cats in space. A history of gaslighting. Nipples without gender. How to train an obstetrician. How Mr. Coffee made coffee manly. Divine fat: butter in spiritual mythology. Irish women go on strike over abortion ban. There really was a Bowling Green Massacre. Were colonial… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Native foods and the colonial gaze. Sick servants in early modern Britain. The road to health and happiness, 1937. The myth of Native American alcoholism. How the microscope changed everything. How to cure a headache in Mesopotamia. The Japanese art of grieving a miscarriage…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Fungi and witchcraft. Old-time Hucksterism. Whimsical anatomy drawings.  Irish medical migration during WWI. Where’s the sex ed for disabled kids? “Jingle Bells” is not a Christmas song. Policing acid house parties in the 1980s. Doctors confirm 200-year-old diagnosis. How anxiety got rebranded as depression…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The artificial kidney. Poison in colonial India. Period poetry contests. Why sound archiving is important. The business of pregnancy testing. Why the Nazis studied American race laws. Historians have a new theory on Anne Frank. The struggles of America’s first black doctors. Finding patients’… Read more →