The International Planned Parenthood Federation has published a comprehensive guide providing advice on how to talk about abortion. From the guide, here are five golden rules of talking about abortion.
Reproductive rights advocates with the #FightBackTX Truth Tour have traveled around Texas this month to raise awareness about the negative effects anti-choice laws have had on abortion access.
As of this writing, the 2016 #Spawn4Good gaming fundraiser has raised $2,155 for abortions.
The women sharing their abortion stories in the Whole Woman’s Health v. Cole briefs owe much to the women lawyers who filed a 1970 landmark case challenging New York’s abortion ban.
Here are several films with breathtaking performances that portray illegal abortion, which you can watch to reflect on how far we’ve come, or on how far we still must go in the fight for abortion access.
The event is part of a national movement aimed at refocusing the debate on abortion from a political perspective to a personal one.
As there have been more and more abortion stories on television in the past few years, it’s important to recognize how groundbreaking Shonda Rhimes’ work truly has been. Rhimes is a board member of Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles, and is clearly invested in how abortion is portrayed in our popular entertainment. Indeed, her shows are unique in these portrayals.
College students in Texas and Montana are staging “Out of Silence,” a play meant to destigmatize abortion. The play includes a series of vignettes meant to illustrate how and why women decide to end their pregnancies.
Misogyny may evolve as new tactics are put into practice, but the systematic harassment of women, whether it be for speaking up or for accessing reproductive health care, continues to be about power.
The #ShoutYourAbortion hashtag seemed to strike a nerve with the Twitter users who heaped scorn and harassment on women who shared their stories.