Tag Archives: abortion stigma

“We have to stop categorizing abortions as justified or unjustified.”

TweetIn the New York Times, Merritt Tierce applauds Wendy Davis for opening up about her abortions and writes about the more common abortion stories that we don’t hear about as much. This is how it really is, abortion: You do things you regret or don’t understand and then you make other choices because life keeps [...]
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Alabama’s admitting privileges law was struck down, but it’s still terrifying to be an abortion provider

TweetOn Monday, an Alabama district court blocked the admitting privileges law that would have closed three out of the state’s five abortion clinics. Coming right on the heels of the court smackdown of Mississippi’s similar law, the decision is another heartening blow to the anti-choice strategy of regulating clinics out of existence. The judge was crystal clear: ”If [...]
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“I’m having an abortion on Saturday.”

TweetJenny Kutner got an abortion this past Saturday and wrote a thoughtful piece the day before exploring her feelings leading up to the procedure.  Tweet
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Watch now: Google hangout chat with the creators of Obvious Child and pro-choice advocates

TweetOur rescheduled Google hangout is happening today at 3 PM! We’ve been talking a lot about the new film Obvious Child around these parts lately. And we’re thrilled to be hosting this chat about it with two of the films creators, as well as advocates from the Planned Parenthood Action Fund and Advocates for Youth. Watch the hangout [...]
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Stories begetting stories: How pop culture reinforces abortion stigma—and can help end it

TweetEd. note: This story is part of a joint reporting project on reproductive rights in pop culture that includes Feministing, Bitch Media, and Making Contact. This work is part of a Media Consortium collaboration made possible in part by a grant from the Voqal Fund. Read the other stories in the series here and here.  One in three women in the US have [...]
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