The Femisphere: A Link Roundup

A weekly news round up on the state of Body Politics & Body Justice   Another young Black woman, a teenager, is 'found dead' after being held less than 24 hours in a Kentucky Detention center. Shaun King examines how the recent death of "Gynnya McMillen in police custody is a sure sign that we have become the … [Read more...]

The Picture of Health: Gender Bias in Pain

By Maddie Ruud As a woman 3½ years into a constant, severe headache, I think, talk, and read a great deal about pain. I also think, talk, and read a great deal about gender. Strangely enough, it took me a long time to think and talk about the two issues together—how they intersect, interact, and influence each other. Before I … [Read more...]