Politicians are depending on our vote, but if they want it, they must be prepared to be held accountable once they take office.
The film arrives at a time when personal stories are center stage in the national conversation about abortion, including in the most recent Supreme Court decision, and rightly so.
“I think one of the next big fights for the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement is to get rid of the Hyde and the Helms amendment, and abortion stories are going to be key to that.”
Abortion advocates believe it could take years to undo the harm caused by HB2.
There’s a prevalent myth that the majority of people seeking abortions are in their teens or trying to avoid parenthood, but study after study is proving that just isn’t the case.
In the United States, race and class are major factors in who can access abortion care, contraception, and maternal healthcare.
Abortion is often framed as a woman’s issue, with many women stepping forward to share their own stories and try to change the stigmatizing narrative that dominates society; but more and more, men are sharing their experiences with abortion, too.
Not every abortion is sad. Not every abortion is isolating. Sometimes these moments—where we might need a little more support—strengthen bonds and bring out the best in those around us.
Renee Bracey Sherman is a never-ending resource of information when it comes to the current political fight for abortion rights in the country. On this week’s episode of Women’s Health’s podcast, “Uninterrupted,” she shares her own abortion story, and the reason why she will always be open and honest about it.
We are forced to make decisions about our families, often not always based on our hopes and visions for the future, but on the money in our pocket and whether we have access to competent healthcare. But what if we could change that?