women, pregnancy and sex

Women, Pregnancy and Sex

Couple sharing an intimate kiss with baby bump. Photo Credit: Iskamsnimka (Source) Women, Pregnancy and Sex,  one of the most talked about topics in history. It has been widely agreed by women that we are not…

Mother and Baby Image Credit: Bridget Coila (Flickr)

The history of forced adoption in Ireland

In 2001, the then-Minister for Children, Mary Hanafin, introduced the first Adoption Information and Tracing Bill to Dáil Éireann. The Bill would attempt to criminalise adoptees by imposing a term of imprisonment (up to one…

The Sexualisation of Breasts

Both men and women develop breasts; although some may find it uncomfortable to refer to men having breasts, there are two key differences which set them apart. Women’s breasts are noticeably larger and they produce milk.…

What calling your mother says about you.

  Today is Mother’s day which some cynics call a ” Hallmark makey up day”.  It is a day when restaurants and florists charge exorbitant prices in order for children and husbands to give the lady of the…