Posts tagged "cancer"
Farewell, Little Piece of Me

Farewell, Little Piece of Me

An excerpt from Cancer Doesn't Give a Shit About Your Stupid Attitude: Reflections on Cancer and Catholicism by Mary Valle.
The Patient Body: Hospitals and the Pretense of Charity

The Patient Body: Hospitals and the Pretense of Charity

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
Death Porn Body Nonsense

Death Porn Body Nonsense

The ostensible purpose of some images is to teach us something about life and death, but, Mary Valle asks, what else is going on when we seek out images of sick women's bodies.
Angelina’s Shiny New Rack

Angelina’s Shiny New Rack

Jolie’s preemptive strike against what might be called in manful terms a “clear and present danger” violates norms against women controlling their own bodies.