Monica, Robin, and Anna, but not Whitley, Aunt Viv, or Mary Jane: Why aren’t Black Characters in the Infertility Narrative?

  Last Sunday night, I was curled up in my bed for the season premiere episode of the final season of Downton Abby. (At this point, if you haven't yet watched that episode, spoiler alert ahead!) Within the first 15 minutes, Anna reveals (implies) that she'd recently suffered a miscarriage, and that this wasn't the … Continue reading Monica, Robin, and Anna, but not Whitley, Aunt Viv, or Mary Jane: Why aren’t Black Characters in the Infertility Narrative?

There’s No Place Like Home (And Endless Questions) for the Hoilidays

This week kicks off the American Holiday season: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Eve. Plenty of food, parties, shopping sprees, drinks, and time with family and friends. Time with family and friends usually means people want a life update: How's School? How's Work? Did you get the job you interviewed for? When are you going … Continue reading There’s No Place Like Home (And Endless Questions) for the Hoilidays