Tagged: Sexuality

The Perils of Pink Nail Polish - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds May 09, 2011

In the US, the painting of a young boy’s toenails with pink nail polish by his mother, in promotional material for J. Crew (a clothing company) has created a furore in conservative America. An article outlining this outrage can be found here. Conservative proponents have expressed concern that such “nontraditional activities … can be destructive and damaging to a … Read More

Poisoned Plastic? - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Jan 10, 2010

Yesterday’s Weekend Herald contained a couple of articles on Bisphenol-A, otherwise known as BPA. BPA is used in the manufacture of polycarbonate plastics – the commonest plastic used to make drink bottles and linings of cans. There have been studies in rats and mice that show that BPA causes altered sexual development, aggression and obesity. [...] Related posts: … Read More

Thicker Than Water - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Dec 02, 2009

The gay rights group Rainbow Wellington is taking the New Zealand Blood Service to the Human Rights Commission over the restrictions on sexually active homosexual men giving blood. Frankly, I think this is a stupid waste of the scarce resources of the New Zealand Blood Service, who can ill afford HRC lawyers. It is an [...] Related posts: … Read More