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David Reimer and John Money Gender Reassignment Controversy: The John/Joan Case

By: Phil Gaetano | Published: Nov 15, 2017

In the mid-1960s, psychologist John Money encouraged the gender reassignment of David Reimer, who was born a biological male but suffered irreparable…

Sex changeGender IdentitypsychologyGenderSexual and Gender Disorders

What Every Girl Should Know (1916), by Margaret Sanger

By: Malladi Lakshmeeramya | Published: Dec 12, 2017

What Every Girl Should Know was published in 1916 in New York City, New York, as a compilation of articles written by Margaret Sanger from 1912 to…

LiteratureObscenity (Law)Abortion--Law and legislation--United StatesAbortionBirth control clinics

Sexual Hygiene (1902), by the Alkaloidal Clinic

By: Rainey Horwitz | Published: Mar 21, 2022

In 1902, editors of the medical journal Alkaloidal Clinic Wallace C. Abbott and William Francis Waugh published Sexual Hygiene, a book about normal…

LiteratureSexual HealthSex EducationHygienePublications

Adolescent Family Life Act (1981)

By: Rohini Nott | Published: Oct 21, 2020

The 1981 Adolescent Family Life Act, or AFLA, is a US federal law that provides federal funding to public and nonprofit private organizations to…

Sexual AbstinenceSexual abstinence--Religious aspects--Catholic ChurchSexual abstinence--Religious aspectsSexual abstinence--Religious aspects--ChristianityChurch schools--Law and legislation--United States

Sexology (1904) by William Henry Walling

By: Rainey Horwitz | Published: Jul 12, 2021

In 1904, physician William Henry Walling published Sexology, a family medicine reference book. In his book, Walling proposed that his guidance would…

LiteratureMasturbationCoitus interruptusSexSexology

Ethics of Designer Babies

By: Sarah Ly | Published: Mar 31, 2011

A designer baby is a baby genetically engineered in vitro for specially selected traits, which can vary from lowered disease-risk to gender selection…

ethicsReproductionReproductive RightsGenetic EngineeringEugenics

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

By: Alexis Darby | Published: Jun 01, 2018

In 2002, Miramax Entertainment released The Magdalene Sisters, a film that portrays an interpretation of the true events experienced by four young…

LiteratureProstitutesProstitutes in motion picturesSex WorkersIreland

Chicago Women’s Liberation Union (1969–1977)

By: Rainey Horwitz | Published: Jul 03, 2018

The Chicago Women’s Liberation Union, hereafter Union or CWLU, was a feminist union that operated in Chicago, Illinois, from 1969 to 1977 and was the…

OrganizationWomen's rightsSexismFamily Planningfeminism

Title 1, Subtitle B, Parts I, II, and III of the “National Institutes of Health Revitalization Act of 1993” (1993)

By: Caroline Meek | Published: Aug 26, 2019

In 1993, the NIH published the Revitalization Act that established guidelines for minorities’ and women’s participation in clinical research. Before…

LawLegislation, DrugClinical medicine--ResearchMedical research personnelNational Institutes of Health

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