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Thursday, June 02, 2005

words do not suffice

(Scroll down on the linked page, and beware annoying adverts.)

'As Jo Murphy-Lawless demonstrates in Reading Birth and Death, the maternity hospital has historically been an effective means of enforcing gender norms and gender difference because it enables science to "create the female body it requires" '

Or, 'only women have wombs.' How oppressive...

(Credit to KEG.)