Sociologist at UCSF wants more comedians to joke about abortion

Professor Gretchen Sisson: "Comedy has often been used as a subversive way of challenging predominant social structures”

A sociologist at the University of California, San Francisco wants more comedians to joke about abortion, calling it “new ground” for television comedies to address. The argument was made by Gretchen Sisson, PhD, a sociologist at the UCSF research group Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH), where she focuses on “representations of abortion and reproductive … [Read more...]

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