Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Sex and the Irish. The Tudors are trending. It keeps happening here. Lampooning political women. How the vampire got his fangs. Progressive love story: Ruth and Marty. Who decides who gets a hysterectomy? How Aztecs reacted to colonial epidemics. What Trump is missing about… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news No rest. Past vaccine disasters. The history of Slim Jims. Black aging matters, too. The oldest cookbook in Korea. The real story of Black anarchists. The history of Black college football. Remember punk rock? Probably not. I’m so bored with the Lost Colonists. The… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Dear Sirs. Fear of a Black planet. Many Tulsa massacres. Russia’s California colony. Come on and zoom-zoom. On Black Power in the Pacific. Reversing the psychiatric gaze. Can voting stop global warming? Crowd-sourcing a story of a people. “Bad dads” and the policing of… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Did my grandmother vote? Most museum docents are white. Plague and protest go hand in hand. Cocaine and Canada in the early 1970s. “Pie for a suffragist’s doubting husband.” The intersections of Blackness and disability. A food historian’s “ode to macaroni and cheese.” A… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Jumping for justice. The death of Hannah Fizer. Eugenics as entertainment. Dental cartoons from 1945. Choosing love over eugenics. A brief history of dangerous others. A song that changed music forever. Taylor Swift as history of medicine books. Naming birds and the stain of… Read more →

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 →