Diana Spechler is the author of the novels Who by Fire and Skinny, of the New York Times column Going Off, and of a forthcoming nonfiction book based on that column. She has written for the Wall Street Journal, Esquire, GQ, Paris Review Daily, Tin House Open Bar, Harper's, and elsewhere. She won the Orlando Nonfiction Prize from A Room of Her Own Foundation.
"Sure, El Cardenal is not the same as it was 100 years ago, but that’s because we’re not the same as we were 100 years ago."
Advocates say the old law discouraged testing and treatment.
Others were barred from: "abortion," "LGBTQ," and using a diagram of female anatomy.
“I’d like to show the anti-vaxxers my chest tube and ask, ‘Would this be problematic for your child?'"
And it's not Texas.
Any company that prioritizes neutrality over using its platform to speak out against the ban is endorsing oppression.