USA – The Harassment We Face as Abortion Storytellers

The Harassment We Face as Abortion Storytellers
In a recent study, 60 percent of abortion storytellers reported experiencing harassment and other negative incidents after sharing their stories.

Mar 5, 2020
Jordyn Close & Paige Alexandria

I had an abortion five years ago when I was 18. Ever since I began sharing my story publicly, I’ve received online harassment and death threats—and I know I’m not the only one who has experienced this.

My name is Jordyn Close, and I’m an abortion storyteller.

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USA – How Abortion Storytellers Feel About Michelle Williams’ Golden Globes Speech

How Abortion Storytellers Feel About Michelle Williams’ Golden Globes Speech
Actress Michelle Williams highlighted that parenting and choosing abortion are not mutually exclusive. Her speech comes at a critical juncture for abortion rights in the United States.

Jan 7, 2020
Aimee Arrambide, Jordyn Close & Sarah Lopez

During Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards, actress Michelle Williams used her win for best actress in a limited series to emphasize the power of supporting working women in all aspects of their lives, including being able to choose what to do with a pregnancy.

Williams, pregnant with her second child, told the audience that winning the award meant they were “acknowledging the choices” actors make, including “the education they pursued, the training they sought, the hours they put in.” Her speech then pivoted to talk about “choices” as they relate to pregnancy, and alluded to the #MeToo movement in Hollywood and the power of voting rights:

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