Greetings, all. We have some notable deaths to cover, some interesting entertainment news, and more, so let’s get started:
We have a rather jumbo-sized Friday News Bites this week, but am I glad I didn’t write this post before news about the Great Llama Chase of 2015 broke. Let’s get started.
It’s not too often that I have much to say on the subject of sports, but we’ve got a few stories of note this week, as well as some new hurdles to LGBT equality. Throw in some medical/science-y bits, and we’ve got ourselves a newsy roundup. Let’s get to it:
Greetings, my lovely unicorns, and Happy Friday. We have a variety of newsy bits to cover this week, and more of them to make up for last week’s vacation-posted brevity. Let’s dive right in:
As a historian, as a former SCAdian (medieval re-enactor), as someone who likes neomedieval fiction, the question I’ve seen pop up the most is: What did people in the past do about issues like menstruation? Most SCAdians use modern products under their historical clothing, and fictional series can ignore it. But obviously real people didn’t […]
Want to try Brussels sprouts but unsure of how to go about preparing them? Here are four recipes from Women’s Health, tried and tested by me, that deliver awesome results:
So there I was, my eighteen-week-old baby sitting on my knee, talking to my doctor about having a termination.
Ten months after Savita’s death, has anything changed for women in Ireland?
The inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar concluded in Galway last week with a verdict of medical misadventure. The day of the verdict would have been her 5th wedding anniversary.
February is American Heart Month (also known as Heart Health Month). Most of the information we hear about heart disease is geared towards men, despite the fact that one in three women suffer from some type of heart disease.
Details of one report into Savita Halappanavar’s death point to medical mistakes and legal issues.
The death of Savita Halappanavar from septicemia after a prolonged miscarriage has caused shockwaves in Ireland and around the world: but if those in power were hoping the controversy would die down, they have so far been disappointed.
She was thirty-one and 17 weeks pregnant: a dentist, living in Galway with her husband Praveen. She went to hospital with pain in her back.
Because apparently even craft stores can’t keep their politics off of women’s bodies, Hobby Lobby is suing Kathleen Sebelius, the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services over the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate. Now where am I going to go to find ten aisles of color-coordinated Christmas ornaments?!
Answer: Pretty damn anti-choice! Mitt Romney introduced his fresh-faced young VP hopeful last Saturday morning, while some of us still lay asleep in our beds, thinking the world wasn’t so bad after all.