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draw the line

WATCH: Some of our favorite actresses read real abortion stories for #DrawTheLine

Draw the Line is a campaign led by the Center for Reproductive Rights that is using personal stories to mobilize people to stand up for abortion. And they rely on some of our on-screen favorites to share these stories.

Draw the Line is a campaign led by the Center for Reproductive Rights that is using personal stories to mobilize people to stand up for abortion. And they rely on some of our on-screen favorites ...

#shoutyourabortion

#shoutyourabortion and how stigma robs us of the richness of our abortion stories

As I mentioned yesterday, people have been tweeting about their abortions under the #shoutyourabortion hashtag this week. At Salon, you can read Amelia Bonow’s truly lovely piece that launched the hashtag. 

As I mentioned yesterday, people have been tweeting about their abortions under the #shoutyourabortion hashtag this week. At Salon, you can read Amelia Bonow’s truly lovely piece that launched the hashtag. 

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

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Watch: The first live-streamed national abortion speakout

You can watch the first ever live-streamed, national abortion speak-out today. Between 1 pm to 9 pm ET, over 100 people — including many Feministing friends — will be talking about their personal experiences with abortion here

You can watch the first ever live-streamed, national abortion speak-out today. Between 1 pm to 9 pm ET, over 100 people — including many Feministing friends — will be talking about their personal experiences with abortion here

Infographic: Fictional characters way more likely to die after abortion than real people

Reproductive health researchers from ANSIRH recently did a census of all abortion-related storylines in American television shows and films. Although we’ve lamented the dearth of abortions on screen–particularly on primetime TV shows–according to the survey, over the last century, there’ve been 385 abortion storylines in pop culture–and recent years have seen a spike. 

Reproductive health researchers from ANSIRH recently did a census of all abortion-related storylines in American television shows and films. Although we’ve lamented the dearth of abortions on screen–particularly on primetime TV shows–according to the survey, over ...

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