The Time Is Now: Bioethics and LGBT Issues

The Philosopher's Eye

LGBT Cover Image“Bioethics has an obligation to work toward the resolution of real and pressing issues.” that’s where Tia Powell and Mary Beth Foglia start with the ideas and driving force behind their special issue, The Time is Now: Bioethics and LGBT Issues for the Hastings Center Review.  With an ultimate goal of encouraging colleagues to incorporate topics related to the LGBT populations into bioethics curricula and scholarship, the two take on several prominent topics of relevance to the LGBT populations but they know there are many more topics of concern to this population and hope that scholarship continues beyond this collection. Read Free through July.

We feel that bioethics has an obligation to discuss [LGBT] history and to help us as a society take responsibility for it. – Tia Powell and Mary Beth Folia

From Tia and Mary Beth:

Andrew Solomon offers an elegant overview of the challenges that bioethics…

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