31 Days of Halloween

31 Days of Halloween — Day 20, Possessed Pregnancies

It’s not hard to understand how pregnancy can be a source of angst and dread. Even in wanted pregnancies, there are very real fears, from the healthy development of the fetus to the specter of maternal and/or fetal death. Women are bombarded with warnings, directions, and horror stories full of “what ifs” and “could happens.” […]

Op Ed

The Contemporary Religion of Fandom

The other day I came across this quote from Joss Whedon: “I guess the thing that I want to say about fandom is that it’s the closest thing to religion there is that isn’t actually religion.”