Dr. Elizabeth Kissling is a professor of women’s and gender studies at Eastern Washington University, where she teaches courses in feminism and women’s studies, gender and media, sexuality studies, gender health issues, and related topics. Her pronouns are she and her.
Dr. Kissling’s research focuses on women’s health, bodies, and feminism, and especially how these issues are represented in media. Her new book about abortion activism and social media is called: From a Whisper to a Shout. As the author of Capitalizing on the Curse and related articles, she is best known for her research on media representations of menstruation.
In today’s episode we talk about the menstrual cycle, reproductive justice, feminism, and birth control!
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- What led Dr. Kissling to her focus of the pill and menstruation
- Results from Dr. Kissling’s study of junior high age girls and their first periods
- The importance of teaching and providing information to young women & men about birth control
- The true effectiveness of condom and why you should not use condoms with any type of oil
- The importance of letting your menstrual cycle mature
- Why putting young girls on birth control can be harmful to their bone health
- The strategic marketing and patent methods behind the birth control pill over the years
Connect with Dr. Elizabeth Kissling PhD.:
You can connect with Dr. Kissling on her on her website.
- Dr. Elizabeth Kissling | Website
- No Justice, No Pill/Know (Reproductive) Justice, Know the Pill
- What Does Not Kill You Makes You Stronger: Young Women’s Online Conversations about Quitting the Pill
- From A Whisper to a Shout
- Capitalizing on the Curse
- FFP 290 | The Pill, The Hormonal IUD, and Pulmonary Embolisms | Lisa & Kat
- FFP 233 | Progesterone and the Importance of Regular Ovulation | Dr. Jerilynn Prior
- FFP 055 | Menstrual Cycle Health | Why Regular Ovulation is Essential for Bone, Heart and Breast Health | Dr. Jerilynn Prior
- Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook
- Fertility Awareness Mastery Online Self-Study Program
- The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize your Fertility | Audiobook | Lisa Hendrickson-Jack
- The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility (Book) | Lisa Hendrickson-Jack
- Get The First chapter of The Fifth Vital Sign for FREE | thefifthvitalsignbook.com
Related podcasts & blog posts:
- FFP 262 | Should Men Be Equally Responsible For Birth Control? | Lisa | Fertility Friday
- FFP 261 | Medical Gaslighting, Feminism, Reproductive Health, and Abortion | Nicole Jardim
- FFP 255 | Is Questioning The Pill Anti Feminist? | Beyond The Pill | Dr. Jolene Brighten, ND
- FFP 203 | The Pill Problem | Ross Pelton
- FFP 183 | Reproductive Scenarios for Gender & Sexual Minorities | Fertility Awareness in the LGBTQAI Community | Rose Yewchuk
Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic
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