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December 4th, 2017 by: Kelly O'Donnell

“The whole idea might seem a little strange to you”: Selling the Menstrual Cup

Technology’s Stories vol. 5, no. 4 – DOI: 10.15763/jou.ts.2017.12.04.02 PDF: O’Donnell_Whole Idea May Seem Strange In 1971, Carol Downer and Lorraine Rothman were handing out plastic specula for cervical self-exams and presenting their Del-Em menstrual extraction device as a radical menstrual alternative at the Feminist Women’s Health Center in Los Angeles.[1] Their story is often…

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December 4th, 2017 by: Mario Bianchini

Women on the Right Track: Integrating Women into the Communist Technological Utopia

Technology’s Stories vol. 5, no. 4 – DOI: 10.15763/jou.ts.2017.12.04.03 PDF: Bianchini_Women on the Right Track In 1950, the fledgling German Democratic Republic (GDR) held a small exhibition in Jena featuring a miniature town contained within a glass case, war torn Germany rebuilt in socialist splendor, train tracks its veins. So soon after the decimation of…

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