Highlights from 18. March 2013

When Springtime Friskiness Returns





“Contraception is accident protection” is a credo from the field of family planning. Indeed, there are some amazing parallels: many accidents happen as a result of carelessness and underestimating risk – in both areas. Because of wishful thinking we like to believe that ‘nothing will happen’. But something often does. That’s why protecting oneself beforehand is a smart thing to do: http://en.muvs.org/topic/just-dont-try-it/

What people think about in the course of their daily lives is reflected in art: literature in particular often deals with contraception, abortion, child murder, etc. Today’s example is from Austrian writer Peter Turrini: http://en.muvs.org/topic/forty-years-ago-child-murder-on-stage/

 

Visit the Museum for Contraception and Abortion (MUVS), Mariahilfer Gürtel 37, 1150 Vienna, open Wednesday to Sunday, 2 to 6 p.m., or visit our website on http://en.muvs.org/ and our facebooksite http://www.facebook.com/eMUVS.