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Megan Andelloux, Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 5:00am
Legs splayed, back flat against the table, I lay before a group of practicing OB/GYN’s and nurse practitioners. They are practicing medical providers, who of their own free will, have come to a...
Megan Andelloux, Tuesday, April 6, 2010 - 11:13am
I didn't think about what my partner would feel. Isn't that interesting? I've have spent more than a decade, virtually my entire professional career, extolling the virtues of open communication...
Megan Andelloux, Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 1:05pm
When I stopped working for youth-focused sex education, I thought the political bullshit would be left far behind me. I thought that by working with adults, I would finally be able to speak openly...
Megan Andelloux, Tuesday, January 19, 2010 - 12:57pm
The Holiday season: a time to gather and schmooze, to swap stories and drink. When this writer wasn't partaking in the traditional eggnog-enraged family fights, I was able to hang with a few...
Megan Andelloux, Monday, December 21, 2009 - 12:20pm
P eople often ask me, with unsettlingly wolfish zeal, to share my "weirdest" stories from working as a Gynecological Teaching Associate. They want to know the most grotesque, pervy, horrorshow...
Megan Andelloux, Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 12:26pm
Last night I received a phone call from a dejected and broken medical resident friend of mine. He admitted to me that he was close to tears from having to make life and death decisions for patients...
Megan Andelloux, Friday, November 20, 2009 - 11:37am
There was a time in my life when I didn't want to have sex… at all. Being a sex educator, this presented some challenges. Was my work a farce? Was I a phony? If I didn't want to screw around,...
Megan Andelloux, Friday, November 6, 2009 - 11:02am
Many people hold a deep respect for my work as a gynecological teaching associate (GTA)—or at least they do once they find out what that means, exactly. GTAs are the women who use their bodies...
Megan Andelloux, Friday, October 23, 2009 - 9:42am
The doctor put her fingers in her ears…"La, la, la, la, la, I don't hear you!" Her colleague chuckled, cleared his throat and suggested that I move onto other more "palatable...
Megan Andelloux, Friday, October 9, 2009 - 1:07pm
"This has nothing to do with sex."           —City of Pawtucket town clerk's office After my column a few weeks ago, I left many of you...
Megan Andelloux, Friday, September 18, 2009 - 12:18pm
Through the years, I've had quite a few interesting encounters with those who have chosen to come out of the closet. Back in my college days, "outing yourself" simply meant openly...
Megan Andelloux, Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 11:50am
There are twelve people in a small room, dressed in matching uniforms of white coats, stethoscopes, Danko clogs and very serious expressions, all pursed lips and furrowed brows. Then there is me. I...
Megan Andelloux, Thursday, August 20, 2009 - 2:43pm
Back when my grandmother was alive, she would occasionally tell me stories about life in the 1930s. I don't quite remember how the topic came up, especially as she had no knowledge of my life as a...