The current buzz within the abortion rights movement seems to be that we need to take a lesson from the gay rights movement – that people need to start “coming out” with their abortion stories. But we should remember with all of the culture change that the LGBTQ community has seen, stigma and violence are still perpetrated every day.
Over the last few months, there’s been an electric energy around abortion story sharing. What’s going on here? Why are so many people “coming out” now? And what are the similarities and differences in their experiences?