Archive for May 29th, 2017:

Reproductive rebels

Image copyright Getty Images The contraceptive pill had profound social consequences. Everyone agrees with that. In fact, that was the point. Margaret Sanger, the birth control activist who urged scientists to develop it, wanted to liberate women sexually and socially, to put them on a more equal footing with men. But the pill wasn’t just

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A creepy solution

Image copyright Getty Images I was born in India and, as a young child, I developed a serious gut infection that would have killed me if it hadn’t been for antibiotics. These days a young child in India, with the same condition, would be far more vulnerable because of the huge and rapid rise in

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Harambe: A year from gorilla death which sparked numerous memes

Social media users have been targeting Cincinnati Zoo on the 12-month anniversary of Harambe’s killing by one of its workers. The incident and the resulting memes that have been created since, have gone down in web culture history. Article source:

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