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COMMENTARIES & ARTICLES (Sample only) 

“Toxic Mother’s Day Gifts,” The Mark News and Views, May 7, 2010.

“The New Normal in Puberty,” The Mark News and Views, August 19, 2009.

“Building a Family: One Woman’s Experience with Infertility,” Our Bodies, Ourselves: A New Edition for a New Era, Companion Website, Chapter 25, “Infertility and Assisted Reproduction.”

“Conservative Cuts to Funding of Women’s Groups are Short-Sighted: Organizations Provide Research and Front-line Advice for Better Policies,” Montreal Gazette, December 20, 2006.

“Haven’t We Learned Our Lesson Yet? Periods are Not a Curse,” Globe and Mail, November 12, 2005: F9.

“Time for Canada to Turn to ‘Plan B’: Ottawa Urged to Allow Women Unfettered Access to the ‘Morning After’ Pill,” with N. Jane Pepino and Jennifer Howard, Toronto Star, March 31, 2005: A27. 

“Register Breast Implants,” with Ann Pederson, Globe and Mail, March 30, 2004: A13.

“Les prestations de compassion ne tinnent pas compte de la réalité,” with Pat Armstrong, Le Droit, March 3, 2004: Forum, p.13.

“Compassionate Care Program Not Compassionate Enough,” with Pat Armstrong, Halifax Chronicle Herald, February 7, 2004; reprinted in Kitchener-Waterloo Record (02/07/2004: A15); and the Lethbridge Herald (02/06/2004: A9).

“À qui la faute? Les avertissements concernant les effets graves des traitements hormonaux sur la santé des femmes d’âge mûr ont été plus que nombreux,” La Presse, samedi 3, aot 2002:
A15.

“The Medicalization of Menopause,” Halifax Herald, Thursday, August 1, 2002. Reprinted in Network
 magazine (Winter 2003).  Reprinted in Spanish in Revista Mujer Salud (Latin America; July-September
2002).  Summary reprinted in Spanish in La Jornada (Mexico) August 3, 2003 (Rosa Rojas).

“Are Periods Passé?,” Herizons, Winter 2001 (14, 3): 24-27.

“Pregnancy In/Out of Fashion,” The Calgary Herald, Friday, January 22, 1999: D6.

“Canada Loses Freedom of Speech,” The Calgary Herald, Saturday December 5, 1998: D3.

“The Myth of American Individualism,” The Calgary Herald, Wednesday, November 18, 1998: A17.

“American Men United in Saying They’re Sorry,” The Toronto Star, August 26, 1998: A15.

“What Does It Take to Be a Man?: The Age of Apology,” The Chicago Tribune, Friday, August 21,
1998: A27.

REVIEWS & REVIEW ESSAYS (Sample only) TOP

“How to Survive Our Patchwork Health Care,” Navigating Canada’s Health Care, Michael Decter and Francesca Grosso
–  in Globe and Mail, Saturday, January 20, 2007, D6.

“Phys Ed: The Women’s Health Manual that Sparked a Movement Gets a Full Work Up,” Our Bodies, Ourselves, The Boston Women’s Health Collective
–  in rabble.ca, February 2006.

“The Mother of All Women’s Health Guides,” Our Bodies, Ourselves, The Boston Women’s Health Collective
–  in The Globe and Mail, Books Section: May 28, 2005: D11.

Suzanne Haneef: A History of the Prophets of Islam
–  
in Publishers Weekly, March 2002.

Fran Manushkin: In Praise of Jewish Women
–  
in Publishers Weekly, September 17, 2001: S22.

“Sisters to Us All,” Aging with Grace and For the Love of God
           –  in The Ottawa Citizen August 5, 2001: C11.

“Fire Starter,” An Interview with Director Deepa Mehta
           –  BUST magazine, No. 17, Spring 2001: 94.

“The Stone Carvers,” The Stone Carvers, Jane Urquarts
           –  in The Ottawa Citizen April 8, 2001: cover and C13-C14.

“Dropped Threads,” Dropped Threads, Carol Shields
           – in The Ottawa Citizen, February 25, 2001: cover and C13.

“Burn, Wife, Burn!”, The Coopers Wife is Missing, Joan Hoff and Marion Yeates, The Burning of Bridget Cleary, Angela Bourkes
–  in The Globe and Mail, Saturday December 23, 2000: D7.

“The Empire Strikes Back,” White Teeth, Zadie Smith
–  in The Women’s Review of Books,  Volume XVIII, No. 1 (October 2000): pp. Cover and 19-20.

“Zadie Smith: An Interview,” White Teeth, Zadie Smith
–  in The Globe and Mail, May 27, 2000: D16-17.

“Mother Love,” Mother Nature, Sandra Blaffer Hrdys
  in The Globe and Mail, Saturday January 22, 2000: pp. Cover and D2-D3.

Karen Houppert: The Curse

           –  in The Women’s Review of Books, Volume XVI, No. 11  (August 1999).

“Everything you Always Wanted to Know.  Period,” The Curse, Karen Houppert
–  in The Globe and Mail, Saturday June 26, 1999: D11.

—  Regular reviews in BUST magazine, 2000-2007. 

                                                                                                            —  and many more!

EDITOR (Sample only) TOP 

Editor of Network, the Canadian Women’s Health Network magazine, 2002-2007


– Network, Fall/Winter 2007
– feature articles include: ‘The HPV vaccination debate rages on,’ ‘Women, gender
and mental health,’ ‘What Older Women Want,’ ‘Infant feeding experiences
of women survivors of childhood sexual abuse,’ and much more!


– Network, Spring/Summer 2007
– feature articles include: ‘Aboriginal women too often the victims of racialized,
sexualized violence,’ ‘The politics of remembering women murdered by men,’
‘Intimate partner violence is a public health issue,’ and much more!


– Network, Fall 2005
 – feature articles include: ‘HIV/AIDS on rise for Canadian women’, ‘Alarming rates of
HIV/AIDS for Canada’s Aboriginal women’, ‘The silent voices of the HIV/AIDS epidemic
in Canada: African and Caribbean women in Toronto’, ‘Improving access to emergency
contraception’, ‘Canada needs a health and healing strategy for First Nations, Inuit and
Métis women’, and much more!


– Network, Summer/Fall 2004
 – feature articles include: ‘Turn up the heat: Coalition for the Rights of Sex Workers’
demands safe and healthy working environments, ‘Coming out about lesbians and
cancer’, ‘Canada’s health system failing women in rural and remote regions’, ‘C-section
on demand not just a matter of choice’, and much more!


– Network, Spring 2004
– feature articles include: ‘Compassionate care benefits not compassionate enough’,
‘Women’s cycles up for sale’, ‘Life after breast cancer’, ‘Reproductive choice not a
reality in rural and remote regions’, ‘Manufacturing addiction’, and much more!


– Network, Fall 2003
– feature articles include: ‘Midwifery in Canada continues to face challenges’, ‘Prenatal
Technologies may not offer reproductive choice’, ‘Degree of women’s homelessness
underestimated, study finds’, ‘Health complications from breast implant surgery
common,’ and much more!


– Network, Winter 2003
 – feature articles include: ‘Reclaiming Menopause: Another look at HRT and the
medicalization of women’s bodies’, ‘Reading Romanow on women’s health’, ‘Building
bridges across difference and disability’, ‘Caring for the dying in hospital,’ and much
more! 


POSTERS (Sample only) TOP  


 – Canadian Women’s Health Network posters (English and French), Don’t
Swallow Everything You Hear About Women’s Health,
 2007. Concept by
Kathleen O’Grady. Design by Idea Marketing. Photo by Firstlight. Also
adopted by Women and Health Protection.


 – Women and Health Protection poster (English and French),
Direct-to-consumer-advertisements of prescription drugs I, April 2004.
Concept by Kathleen O’Grady.  Design by Folio.  Copyright, Kathleen O’Grady.
Published in FishPiss Vol.3, No.1 (2004), pp. 13, 22.  Published in Herizons (Summer
2004). Also adopted by the Canadian Women’s Health Network. Also reprinted by the
Canadian Health Coalition.


  – Women and Health Protection poster (English and French),
Direct-to-consumer-advertisements of prescription drugs II, April 2004.
Concept by Kathleen O’Grady.  Design by Folio.  Illustration by Pierre-Paul Pariseau.
Copyright, Kathleen O’Grady. Published in FishPiss Vol.3, No.1 (2004), pp. 13, 22. Also
adopted by the Canadian Women’s Health Network.


 – Canadian Women’s Health Network poster (English and French), Blood Money,
April 2004. Concept by Kathleen O’Grady.  Design by Folio.  Photo by Christina Gapic
   Copyright, Kathleen O’Grady. Also adopted by the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.
Included in the documentary, Period: The end of menstruation? by Giovanna Chesler (g6
pictures).


 – Canadian Women’s Health Network poster (English and French), Violence in the
Family
, April 2004. Concept by Kathleen O’Grady.  Design by Folio.  Illustration by
Pierre-Paul Pariseau. Copyright, Kathleen O’Grady. 
Also adopted by Family Abuse
Prevention.


 –  Canadian Women’s Health Network poster (English and French), Homecare in
Crisis
, April 2004.  Concept by Kathleen O’Grady.  Design by Folio.
Illustration by 
Pierre-Paul Pariseau. Copyright, Kathleen O’Grady. Reprinted as “Guess
who’s picking up the tab?” in Women and Environments, Fall/Winter 2004/5, p. 52.


 – Bureau of Women’s Health and Gender Analysis poster (English and French), for
the The Women’s Health Contribution Program (WHCP), 2007. Content by Kathleen
O’Grady with the Canadian Women’s Health Network and the WHCP. Design by Folio.


  – Women’s Health Bureau, Health Canada poster (English and French), for the
Women’s Health Contribution Program (WHCP), 2003. Content by Kathleen O’Grady
with the Women’s Health Bureau. Design by Folio. Copyright, Women’s Health
Bureau, Health Canada.


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