November 21, 2014 - 3:41 pm
Thursday’s live-streamed “one in three” speak-out made me realize that even as a staunch reproductive rights advocate, a clinic escort, and a feminist, I still have to battle my own internalized abortion stigma.
September 23, 2014 - 9:05 am
What could have been a fascinating insight into strangers’ expressions of intimacy is instead a tableau of stereotypical sexual narratives already prevalent in mainstream media.
August 1, 2014 - 12:40 pm
RH Reality Check recently spoke with Beth Matusoff Merfish, co-founder (with her sister, Brett, and mother, Sherry) of Not Alone about how her organization combats abortion stigma through storytelling. As Merfish explains, these stories have the potential to “open people’s minds” and hearts.
May 8, 2014 - 5:05 pm
Mother’s Day is a great time to remind ourselves that language matters, and that the experience of not wanting children in a world where women are defined by their reproductive desire and potential is very different than being a woman who would like to be a parent some day.
January 8, 2014 - 10:01 am
RH Reality Check recently spoke with Avital Norman Nathman, editor of The Good Mother Myth: Redefining Motherhood to Fit Reality, about toxic ideas of perfection, parenting, and gender.
July 16, 2013 - 3:43 pm
I decided to track down some cisgender men to find out what escorting has meant to them, and to better understand why they volunteer to wake up early and stand outside an abortion clinic for hours.