Lisa is 27 years old and grew up in southern Germany. She is living in Berlin, studying to become an actor. To Remember What hurts most is that I knew it from the beginning, when I slept with Jamir without protection. I knew it was risky. More, it was wrong. But it was as if […]
Exhale’s pro-voice mission and after-abortion support talkline are featured in a new Upworthy video*. It is a lovely piece featuring one of our amazing volunteer counselors, Amelia, and Executive Director, Susan Chorley. Please watch, and share it with those you want to know about our unique approach to providing non-judgmental counseling to individuals with abortion experiences. […]
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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 […]