Posts Tagged abortion stigma

women do regret abortion sign

Study finds 95 percent of women who had an abortion say it was the right decision

The myth that abortion causes mental health problems should have been long since put to rest at this point. But in case you needed yet more evidence that those anti-choice signs insisting that “women DO regret abortion” are full of it, here’s some

The myth that abortion causes mental health problems should have been long since put to rest at this point. But in case you needed yet more evidence that those anti-choice signs insisting ...

Jemima Kirke

Watch: Actress Jemima Kirke talks about her abortion

Joining the growing trend of public abortion stories, Girls actress Jemima Kirke tells her story of getting an abortion in college in this new PSA for the Center for Reproductive Rights’ Draw The Line campaign. 

Joining the growing trend of public abortion stories, Girls actress Jemima Kirke tells her story of getting an abortion in college in this new PSA for the Center for Reproductive ...

chart of Americans views on how the abortion experience should be

Majority of Americans agree on what the abortion experience should be like

Vox conducted an interesting new survey on the public’s opinions on abortion. The results, from a nationally representative sample of US adults, echo what’s been clear for awhile now: that the labels of “pro-choice” and “pro-life” don’t line up very well with people’s actual views. 

Vox conducted an interesting new survey on the public’s opinions on abortion. The results, from a nationally representative sample of US adults, echo what’s been clear for awhile now: that the labels of “pro-choice” and “pro-life” ...

end the stigma.

Quick Hit: Can storytelling help destroy abortion stigma?

One of the first posts I ever wrote as a baby blogger — on Feministing’s Community site — was about talking about my abortion. Ever since, as regular readers know, I’ve been interested in abortion stigma and the power of storytelling to combat it. I’ve got a new piece over at Pacific Standard today diving into the research and exploring the great potential and limitations of sharing our stories. 

One of the first posts I ever wrote as a baby blogger — on Feministing’s Community site — was about talking about my abortion. Ever since, as regular readers know, I’ve

Curtis Boyd and his wife Glenna Halvorson-Boyd

Quote of the Day: “They don’t wake up and say, ‘I’ll brush my teeth and go have an abortion.'”

 

“These women who come to us are not idiots. They know what they are doing. People can’t get that. Women take this seriously. They think about it. They don’t wake up and say, ‘I’ll brush my teeth and go have an abortion.'” – Dr. Curtis Boyd 

 

“These women who come to us are not idiots. They know what they are doing. People can’t get that. Women take this seriously. They think about it. They don’t wake up and say, ‘I’ll brush my teeth ...

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