College grad with Psychology and history. 24. MA. RI.
—U.S. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki • Denouncing a high-court ruling in India that criminalizes consensual sex between two people of the same gender. The ruling, which reversed a 2009 ruling on the issue, calls on legislative bodies to amend the law mandating the ban. The ruling prompted protests in the country. (via shortformblog)
A lady from the early 1900’s pictured above with complete destruction of the nose and below, 2 years after reconstructive surgery which involved grafting bone from her rib to the tissue of her arm and then, with the flesh of her arm, to her face - she could breathe through her new nose following the operation.
From ‘Bone-graft Surgery’ by Fred H. Albee, 1915.