I didn’t want to fail at breastfeeding. It was not an option. As I reread my worn copy of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, I started to panic. I knew deep down something was wrong, and she wasn’t getting enough milk, but I was doing everything right, and I wanted it to work so badly. Read more
Step 1: Get dessert and an Old Fashioned. Read more
The International Classification of Diseases doesn’t list being transgender as a disorder anymore. But gender non-conformity is still pathologized. Read more
Although cancer patients already have enough on our plate, we are tasked with the labor of managing other people’s emotions about our disease. Read more
Much of modern medicine was built on racism and eugenics, and these dangerous racial disparities still plague the profession. Read more
The point isn’t that things like beer should be regulated or prescribed, but rather that we should question why women aren’t trusted to make decisions about what is best for them, and consumers of beer or cigarettes are?