Jeneva Burroughs Stone
Jeneva Burroughs Stone is an essayist, poet, blogger of the rare & unknown, practical g/i nurse, interpreter of EOBs, queen of medical-necessity letters, unlicensed PT, knowledgeable wheelchair mechanic. She has a PhD in Renaissance literature with a focus on gender and sexuality, has taught high school and college students, and worked on Capitol Hill and as an editor in higher education policy.

Women voters and that “special place in hell”

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A “special place in hell for women who don’t help each other”? Well, Hillary Clinton doesn’t want to help me.
Vaccine, vaccination, shot, health care, disease, bacteria, sick

A mom on the sidelines of the vaccination maelstrom

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I’ve been sitting quietly on the sidelines of the vaccination maelstrom for some time. No one with a disabled child (like me) and, therefore, friend to other parents with disabled ...
Supreme Court on the day they heard Bush v. Gore (photo by John Aravosis)

It’s time to modernize our rape laws

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Rape shouldn’t be based on consent, it should be based on criminal intent.

How the laws governing rape fail everyone

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The law defines rape as a crime of general intent, making it confusing for the victim and the accused.

Ferguson and a lesson in empathy

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For days, I felt blank about the events in Ferguson and New York City — the non-indictment of officers responsible for the death of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, the protests. ...
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