For all the promises of gene editing, its study cannot be divorced from eugenics and a larger racist history that has inspired many of its endeavors. By Jude Casimir Henrietta Lacks visited John Hopkins Hospital in 1951, complaining of vaginal bleeding. A
The importance that South Asian culture places on marriage as an "achievement" for women convinced me that being Moti meant I was unworthy of being loved and desired. By Zahra Haider CW: Fatphobia, weight, misogyny, self-harm, disordered eating Shaadi and Moti are two
Beyond the financial cost of American citizenship, the most irreversible damage comes from the immigration system's ability to break down families and communities. By Priyanka Bansal The American immigration system is the mass commodification of bodies. It views us as investments, rather
As state forces descend on protesters in Nigeria, it’s clear that Black leadership alone isn’t a fix while capitalism and the effects of colonialism remain. TW/CW: mention of blood, murder, r/pe, and other things that may be too gruesome or gory
The debate over reproductive healthcare and bodily autonomy continues as the possibility of another conservative supreme court justice puts Roe v Wade at risk. This week, mainstream media’s news cycle was overwhelmingly focused on Christian Cult Karen’s supreme court nomination hearings.