Absolutely no one told me what I needed to hear, which was, “It’s okay to end this pregnancy, and it’s also okay to grieve it.”
Can you imagine coming out of a huge surgery, and being questioned by the police? There is no world in which that is reproductive justice.
I Became a Mother at 19, and Here are All the Unfiltered Silly and Not-So-Silly Things People Have Said to Me
From 19 to 23, I cannot tell you how many times people asked why I didn’t get an abortion.