Beacon Salon – Dr. Elizabeth Yuko

“The Ethics of Humanity: From Reality Shows to the ‘Golden Girls’”

Throughout its run from 1985-1992, “The Golden Girls” was truly ahead of its time, addressing numerous complex issues, including conceiving via in vitro fertilization, human enhancement, the HIV/AIDS epidemic and stigmatization, organ donation, sexual health, body modification, end-of-life issues, and cryopreservation. Join Dr. Elizabeth Yuko for an introduction to and discussion of bioethics through clips and case studies from “The Golden Girls.”

About Dr. Elizabeth Yuko
Dr. Elizabeth Yuko is the Health & Sex Editor at SheKnows. She is a bioethicist and writer specializing in sexual and reproductive health and the intersection of bioethics and popular culture. She is also an adjunct professor of ethics at Fordham University and has written for print and online publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Rolling Stone, and Playboy.

 

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