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Last week I received my first “death threat” voicemail. It sounded to be a young man who was very angry at me for having an abortion and speaking about it publicly. Some of his words were nonsensical and yet the message was clear: “I want to come up there and kill you.” Yes, I reported […]
In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are thrilled to unveil the official guide created in collaboration with The People’s Supper — Pro-Voice Abortion Conversations at the Table: A Story Sharing & Listening Guidebook. One of the ways we can end abortion stigma is by talking about it, so let’s start a cultural transformation at our dinner […]
In social justice movements all across the world, people are using story-sharing, listening, and deep and thoughtful conversations to build connected communities. There is a strong desire to create places (virtual and in person) to be real, to learn and to be transformed. This moment is an opportunity for Exhale to go big with engaging communities on […]
1. Watch Aspen Baker take the TED stage for her talk, A Better Way to Talk About Abortion: 2. Listen to Aspen Baker in TED Radio Hour in the series, Beyond Tolerance: 3. Read Aspen’s TED Ideas blog post, How Stories of Personal Experience Help Drive Change: 4. Read these […]
1) What is pro-voice? We hear a lot about abortion politics. But how often do we get to hear from people who have experienced abortion in their own words? Though 1 in 3 women in America will have one in her lifetime, abortion is still taboo in conversation, polarized in politics, and all too distanced […]