abortions can be really powerful and really empowering

Abortion Diary Entry 131: Luz, 27 (Tucson, AZ 2013)

Luz shares her stories of an abortion and a miscarriage in Arizona, her difficulty obtaining abortion care, and how she took control of her body and her experiences through ritual, ceremony, and herbal remedies.

(Published on April 21, 2016 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: New Orleans, LA)

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there’s no camaraderie

Abortion Diary Entry 130: Lila, 31 (Atlanta, GA 2001)

Lila shares her story of seeking an abortion as a teenager in Atlanta, GA.

(Published on March 25, 2016 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Atlanta, GA)

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it was like it never happened

Diary Entry 67: Nan W., 55 (Phoenix, Arizona 1982)

Nan shares her story of obtaining an abortion in Phoenix, AZ in her early 20s.

(Published on November 18, 2014| Listener: Melissa Madera |Location: Vashon Island, WA)

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i was grateful i was there and in good hands

Diary Entry 36: Megan, 29 (Santa Fe, NM, 2004)

Megan shares her abortion experience in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

(Published on July 22, 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Oakland, CA)

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I’m not ashamed of that decision

Diary Entry 18:  Anonymous, 35 (Austin, TX, 2000)

Anonymous shares her abortion experience as a college student in Austin, Texas.

(Published on March 13, 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: San Francisco, CA)

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a doula for every girl having her first abortion

Diary Entry 1 : Samantha, 37 and Baby J, 1 (Arizona, 2004)

Samantha shares her story of obtaining abortion care in 2004 while she was a 27 year-old undergraduate student in Tempe, Arizona.

(Published on November 21, 2013 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: New York, NY)

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