Tag Archives: women

Nurse Supports Improved Healthcare for Prisoners

Martha Paynter refutes the claim that healthcare within Burnside jail is better than healthcare outside of jail.

Legal Marijuana & Necessary Amnesty

Martha Paynter questions whether the discriminatory legacy of gendered and racialized incarceration for drug possession offences can be repaired considering the upcoming legalization of marijuana.

New ART regulations require feminist voices

Francine Coeytux, Marcy Darnovsky, Susan Berke Fogel, and Emily Galpern maintain that the development of new regulations about assisted reproductive technologies must include the voices of scholars who have studied women’s health issues, and advocates who have worked for policies and practices that safeguard women’s health and rights.

“Wine O’ Clock:” Alcohol and Gender Norms

Samantha Brennan critiques the ‘feminist-friendly’ framing of wine consumption and suggests that not all rejections of gender norms are good for women.

Embryo sex selection shouldn’t be illegal

Stephen Wilkinson and Eve Garrard respond to our last blog post calling for the continuing prohibition on embryo sex selection.

Rethinking Sex Selection: A Feminist Critique

Alana Cattapan argues the harm done to women through sex selection is sufficient reason to continue the prohibition.