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141 - Alice Dreger (Author/Historian of Science)

Alice recently resigned her position as a professor at Northwestern University's Medical Humanities and Bioethics Program over her refusal to surrender academic freedom. For more on the situation, see here and here. Read her thoughts on sex-positive parenting, the technology of birth in the US., and her live tweeting from the back of her son's sex ed class at Alice's site. Get a copy of her book here (Amazon).

The entire issue of the magazine that eventually led to Alice's resignation is available here. The article that triggered it all is called Head Nurses. Well worth a read.

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Music: If You See Her (Among Savages) - iTunes.