Guest Post

Guest Post: Tales from an Abortion Clinic Escort

I am an abortion clinic escort and have been for 14 years now. Every fourth Saturday morning, I walk the abortion patients and their drivers through the protesters and into the clinic—which can be a challenging situation, depending on the protester activity—and I provide the women with a cheerful, supportive …

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Health

Choices and Regrets

I decided not to have children when I was 13. In fact, I thought that no one related to me should ever have children, I just assumed that my own fertility was the only one that I could control. I used to say that I was descended from long lines …

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Feminism

Having a Baby Made Me More Pro-Choice

I have always been pro-choice. I used to be the kind of pro-choice woman that believed no one in the world has the right to tell a woman what she has to do with her body. Having sex never meant giving up ownership of your body, not to a partner, …

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FeminismPregnancy & ChildbirthSex and Sexuality

All I want for Christmas is an abortion

I really fucking love abortion. A lot. It’s one of the greatest equalizers between the sexes. Abortion and birth control. The ability to control my fertility and my family is a privilege. No, I take that back. The ability to control my fertility and my family is a basic human …

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Feminism

I am Pro-Choice, BUT…

**Trigger for pregnancy loss. I am 100% Pro-choice. No exceptions. I believe a woman should have absolute bodily autonomy and be able to control when and if to become or stay pregnant. Women should be able to make decisions about what happens to their bodies and make choices about the health …

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ActivismBabiesPregnancy & Childbirth

Abortion Rhetoric from the Perspective of a “Miracle Baby” Mom

Trigger: infant death For the anniversary of Roe Vs. Wade, I planned to write about pro-life rhetoric about “4th trimester abortion.” For research, I waded my way through the thicket of articles that distort academic theoretical essays. A video of a Planned Parenthood representative being grilled about how an abortion …

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