Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news On sex with demons. Archiving at a distance. Should we kill chivalry?  A history of the raised fist. The post office as public service. The unlikely history of a gay porn landmark. The controversial history behind hurricane names. An old postcard gives clues to… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Toppling Columbus. When plague is not a metaphor. What Black nature might look like. Protesting police violence, a playlist. The world’s most historic ghost towns. The first gay magazine in the United States. Sierra Club grapples with John Muir’s racism. A brief history of… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Space is gay. A history of gloves. Black deaths matter. The hysteria accusation. How not to outlaw abortion. The long history of drinking games. How to confront a racist national history. Before Stonewall, there was a bookstore. We can’t end AIDS without fighting racism…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Party and protest. A history of tear gas. How we help the body breathe. Today’s Anglo-American eugenics. The past and future of Latinx voters. BleachMan says, “Clean it with Bleach!” The radical quilting of Rosie Lee Tompkins. Froth, feathers, fluff: the history of the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Votes for colonized women. The history of the riot report. The rape kit’s secret history. Graveyards as green getaways. Disney wrestles with its racist past. A history of boxed mac and cheese. What Hollywood does to Asian actors. New graphic novel on the Tiananmen… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Food as protest. Defund the police. Motorcycle midwives. “Comfort Women” crisis. Hawaiians In The Civil War. Nurses have a history of activism. A comic about Fannie Lou Hamer. Documenting Seattle’s Capitol Hill. A 100-year-old lynching in Minnesota. The double standard of the American riot…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Death in the archives. Teaching in an uprising. John Lennon slept here. Bloodletting and pleurisy. Precedents for a pandemic. Doctors and police brutality. Mass murder and medicine. There is hope beneath the pain. What to expect when a vaccine finally arrives. Confronting the history… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Pear power. Female husbands. The (yelling) mothers of us all. Athens, Georgia in Reagan’s America. The Black American amputation epidemic. Lessons from the history of the polio vaccine. How do we record history in the internet age? Electric lighting and the housewife’s moral challenge…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Our mothers, before us. Dykes, Camera, Action! The linguistics of cooties. The real life Lord of the Flies. “Wheatless Wednesdays” in WWI. Plague doctor iconography in 2020. The grim history of counting the dead. A new history of being Asian-American. Designing the world’s first home… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Art Activist Barbie. The history of frozen pizza. How to memorialize a plague. A history of female cartoonists. Why did women vote for Hitler? Bicycling booms during lockdown. Cannabis in the time of coronavirus. Tiger King and southern queer cultures. What the great pandemic novels… Read more →