Symphysiotomy. Probably not a word you’ve heard before – and if you have, I’m sorry? Symphysiotomy is an obstetric procedure in which a person’s pubic symphysis cartilage is cut to widen the pelvis for childbirth. Yes. Gross. I know. For Read more…
Averill Earls, PhD
Assistant Professor of History at St. Olaf College. Layout Editor at Nursing Clio. Writes about sex, gender, and policing in modern Ireland. "Solicitor Brown and His Boy" (2020) in Historical Reflections. Will tell you about maple creemees, just ask.