By Juliana Jiménez Jaramillo These drawings by Leonardo Da Vinci of a fetus in the womb continue to amaze more than 500 years after he made them. They were made, with astonishing detail and care, with pen over red chalk, between 1510 and 1513. The illustration above details a fetus around 4 months old. Photos by Luc Viatour via Wikimedia […]
By Juliana Jiménez Jaramillo The connection between mother and child is physical and psychological, and may be even deeper than previously thought. According to Scientific American, “cells may migrate through the placenta between the mother and the fetus, taking up residence in many organs of the body including the lung, thyroid muscle, liver, heart, kidney and […]
This is one amazing article on the intersection of sexism and racism. Damn. Impressed. Goes beyond the reporting.
Some commenters, men of course, were outraged, saying that “there’s not assault on women’s rights.” It’s actually kind of funny that these men go to forums like these, bristling with male entitlement, and end up showing off their willful ignorance. Have they not been following the news? Do these men have any idea what it’s like to not be able to decide when and how you have a baby, a.k.a when your body, your mind and the rest of your life are completely transformed from that moment on? Oh, they don’t? Ok, thought so. Now, shush.
By Juliana Jiménez Yeah, ladies (and men), this is what I’m talking about! What a better way to spend this endless 24 hours of cheesyness that is International Women’s Day than reading about outlawing vasectomies, mandatory rectal exams for guys into Viagra, semen personhood. Yes, Republicans and minions, this is just how ridiculous your own […]
By Juliana Jiménez UPDATE: As of today, 45 advertisers have dropped Rush Limbaugh’s show, and there might be more in sight, according to the Rachel Maddow Show blog. And as if his lame “apology” wasn’t enough, he keeps burying himself deeper in national contempt by attacking a young author – you guessed, it, a woman […]
From The ObamaCrat: United Against The War On Women: Has local, national and international Facebook group links with dates and places. Check it out! We’ll keep an eye out for this event as well. By Juliana Jiménez
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