March 17, 2021 will mark the centenary of Britain’s first family planning clinic at 61 Marlborough Road, Holloway, London. The Mothers’ Clinic gave poor and working-class women ready access to … Continue reading
On Monday, 17th February 2020, British media reported the resignation of Mr Andrew Sabisky, an adviser to the British government. Newspaper reports, such as this one in The Guardian, attributed … Continue reading
Good news! Exterminating Poverty: The incredible true story of the eugenic plan to get rid of the poor and the Scottish doctor who fought against it is now available for … Continue reading
Some years after the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial, Dr Marie Stopes tried to entrap Professor Louise McIlroy at the Royal Free Hospital for Women. She wore a disguise and used a false name. This is the true story about what happened next.
Dr Marie Stopes sought to settle her libel suit against Dr Halliday Sutherland before it went to the Court.
“The cataclysm which may end the eighth known epoch in civilisation may be a lack of European children.” Dr Halliday Sutherland — September 1929 Remarkable’ decline in fertility rate by James … Continue reading
On July 7th, 1921, Dr. A. Louise McIlroy read a paper entitled: “Some Factors in the Control of the Birth-rate.” In the discussion that followed, she made the remark that was … Continue reading
Whilst at school, I was a member of an Amnesty International group. Back then, the focus of A.I. was on “prisoners of conscience”—people persecuted, imprisoned and worse for their political or religious … Continue reading
“Babies in the Right Place” was the catch cry of Dr Marie Stopes’ Society for Constructive Birth Control (C.B.C.), but what did it actually mean? Three artifacts provide the best … Continue reading