An incredible and long overdue victory for Britney Spears

Britney Spears personal Instagram

Earlier this month, Jamie Spears filed a petition to resign as his famous daughter’s conservator and end the conservatorship altogether. After Britney’s gut-wrenching testimony in court in June 2021, fans around the world have been eagerly awaiting this moment. …

The answer is pretty good, actually.

“The Crimson Wave” by Jen Lewis

The German band Deichkind, in a thematically entirely unrelated song, rapped a brilliant line that stuck with me ever since I first heard it. The translation goes something like this: “The experts can confirm it, they’re finally sure/it’s been discussed at length and thought…

New legislation is creating a 21st-century witch hunt

19th century illustration of the trial of Martha Corey, source: The Washington Post

For context:

The Alabama abortion ban made headlines in 2019 as the strictest abortion ban at the time. House Bill 314 made abortion illegal, even in cases of rape and incest, and foresaw prison sentences for women who terminated their pregnancies, as well as the doctors who performed the procedures (up to…

Sitting in the waiting room of a fertility clinic and being there for the opposite reason of everyone else.

“Visions of Femininity”, Alina Gross

I was sitting in the waiting room of a private gynecological hospital. The beautiful furniture, fake fireplace, and classy ornaments made me nervous about the bill. Sitting stiffly in the deep blue armchair, fidgeting with a glass of water in my lap, I looked around and soaked in all the…

Uncovering the final mystery of the female condition.

Source: Canva.com

Women’s suffrage has been through many wars: from the fight for women to legally have basic human rights to the re-defining of gender roles. Yet, menstruation and reproductive health have somehow still managed to remain taboo.

Menstrual activism is the new wave of feminism.

It’s always baffled me how something as intimate as abortion is considered appropriate public…

Alekszandra Rokvity

PhD candidate focusing on endometriosis (Medical Humanities and Cultural Studies). Stay connected and follow my progress: @rokvity on Instagram

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