The Disaffected Lib: Society of Ob-Gyns Wants Boys Vaccinated for HPV

Canada’s Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists has set the cat among the fundamentalist pigeons this time.   They want all Canadian provinces to follow Prince Edward Island’s lead and make HPV vaccination available to boys as well as girls. HPV, or human papillomavirus, is generally considered a disease transmitted unknowingly by infected males to females.  There’s ...

The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: No More Steubenvilles: How To Raise Boys to be Kind Men

What can we do to help young men respect women, recognize consent, and have healthy sexual relationships? Teach them kindness to others—and the courage to go against the crowd. By: Kim Simon | Mama By the Bay When Max was just a few months old, I sat cross-legged on the floor with him […] The post No More ...

wRanter.com: Things that make me go arghhhh! Part 1

I figure that this wouldn’t be a true blog without random kvetching about nothing in particular. So in that spirit, I present semi-aimless carping about disconnected aspects of modern life, or, with apologies to Arsenio Hall, what I like to call “Things that make me go arghhhh!”: • When a store’s website inventory checker says ...