Monthly Archives: May 2014

#YesAllWomen

A curious and exciting thing has happened in the wake of the horrible mass murder in Southern California over the weekend: women are speaking out. Women are telling their stories loud and clear over twitter. What are women talking about? … Continue reading

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GifTalk #3: Trying to Look on the Bright Side

These past few weeks have been rough ones at clinic, and I’ve had more discussions about complicated pelvic pain, referrals to domestic violence shelters and hotlines than about healthy communication. I’ve had more than a few patients who were outright … Continue reading

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Reproductive Coercion…The Slippery Slope

I have had some thoughts rolling around in my brain about reproductive coercion for a while now. Until recently, many in the reproductive justice world had not yet taken up the banner of reproductive coercion, but it is starting to … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day from your local abortion provider!

The anti-choice narrative gets (a little) crazier around Mother’s Day. They stand outside clinics, wishing everyone that goes inside to have a “happy mother’s day” and hand out flowers, and generally engage in horrible, guilt-inducing tactics. They write on sidewalks … Continue reading

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40 Days for Life Reflections

I have been attempting to start a piece for Socialist Worker about my experiences with 40 Days for Life as an abortion provider, and have been hitting some writers block. It’s not that I don’t have anything to say, I have … Continue reading

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