“Public” Breastfeeding

A range of emotions and incommensurable reactions towards the performance of breastfeeding, both within the home but most notably in public space, has taken on a complex and multi-layered fixation.  In the United States, notably over the last two centuries, popular attitudes and feelings on the topic have repetitively oscillated between approval and non-approval in... Continue Reading →

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Finding Feminism in DNA Analysis

Finding the potential connection between the issue of genetic testing and monitoring to feminism seemed like a long shot when the notion was first presented to me.  Reflecting on Nelkin and Andrews article, “Surveillance Creep in the Genetic Age”, I of course made the most evident connection with media.  How I find the two issues... Continue Reading →

Strength in Diversity

Young visionaries advocating for the promotion and enhancement of women's health care. After a viewing of “Taking Our Bodies Back: The Women’s Health Movement” and in parallel reflection of “Into Our Own Hands” by Sandra Morgen, I took notice to the development of various ethnic groups that were to inevitable form in a country built... Continue Reading →

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