I didn’t want to buy into the stigma

Abortion Diary Entry 152: Anonymous, 65 (Poughkeepsie, NY 1969 )

Anonymous shares her pre-Roe adoption and abortion experiences. She also shares her experience searching for and reuniting with her daughter.

(Published on March 21, 2017 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Ithaca, NY)

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I wanted to be able to tell my own story

Abortion Diary Entry 149: Kassi U., 32 (Barre, Vermont 2004)

Kassi shares her abortion experience, and her journey of enlightenment after abortion, which she chronicles in her new book MAY CAUSE LOVE.

(Published on February 21, 2017 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Boston, MA)

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i don’t regret anything

Diary Entry 60:  Judi M., 62 (New York, NY 1968/9 and Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1978)

Judi shares her story of obtaining an illegal abortion as a 16 year old high school student in the 1960s after being raped by a family friend, and a legal abortion in her twenties.  She also discusses her work helping other women obtain abortions in New York before abortion was legal in New Jersey, working as a clinic escort at an abortion clinic in New Jersey after abortion became legal after the Roe v. Wade decision, and choosing not to have children.

(Published on October 28, 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera |Location: Venice, FL)

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i don’t regret having the abortion

Diary Entry 41: Yael, 29 (Englewood, NJ, 2012)

Yael shares her experience with medication abortion.

(Published on August 12, 2014| Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Cambridge, MA)

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it was absolutely not what i wanted

Diary Entry 20:  L.B., 28 (New York City, NY 2011)

L.B. shares her experience of obtaining an abortion in New York City.

(Published on March 27, 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: New York, NY)

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