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10:24:27 PM Jun 17th 2017
The entry for Margaret Ann Bulkley, aka James Barry, mentions that, she "performed one of the first successful Caesarians in history." Given that caesareans were named after Julius Caesar, who was delivered that way, and MacBeth referred to someone being "untimely ripped" (and therefore not born of woman, and this referred to a caesarean. does the term "successful" mean that the mother survives the process?
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04:13:56 PM Aug 26th 2010
I might just be overly sensitive regarding the topic, but do trans men (such as Brandon Teena) really count for this trope?
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