Catcalling is something that almost every woman has had to deal with at some point in their lives. Rare, random occurrences that are becoming more socially unacceptable due to the semi-progressive nature of some aspects of life in the United States are usually nothing more than a nuisance, shaken off immediately, and hardly given a second thought. Continue reading It’s Time to Make Extreme Catcalling Illegal
Ever since I decided to share the story of my abortion, I’ve had to endure more hate-spewing than I ever did when I just told my family and friends. I suppose that is just something that happens when you get to hide behind a keyboard, blissfully unaware of the real world changing in real time. Continue reading What it Takes to be a Modern Feminist
I’m a recently single mother of two young girls and I am currently pregnant, living in San Diego, and working 50 hours a week. My husband Greg and I would have been married for 5 years in April if we were still together.
5 weeks ago, right before the end of the year, I told Greg that we were expecting our third child. We weren’t trying for one, but it happened anyway. Greg was very unhappy when I told him, he actually blamed me for getting pregnant, nevermind that he was the one who pushed for unprotected sex all the time.
I’m a 29 year old woman who may never have the chance to give birth again in my life. I feel like I am less than a woman now than I ever was. Continue reading The Ultimate Betrayal; My Non-Consensual Abortion
I cannot believe some of the emails that have been forwarded to me, do people really exist who want to see me dead because of what I chose to do with my own body? Those are the minds of mentally disturbed individuals. Continue reading Lana Responds to the Criticism About her Abortion
I must say that I am surprised by the response that I have gotten to posting my friend’s experience with her abortion. Certainly there were bound to be some negative reactions, but what has been filling my inbox has surpassed what I imagined. Continue reading Reader Responses to the Abortion Experience
Over the past 3 years, I have lost many friends, and several of my own family members have completely cut off communication with me. I now know that these are “adults” who just cannot handle the fact that I have the right to make choices, and that these choices ultimately hardly even affect them. Continue reading I Aborted My Baby – Because it was a Boy