“You do abortions here, right? You promise?” a patient asked me as I began her state-mandated counseling and ultrasound. She was understandably skeptical and afraid […]
I have anemia, horrible cramps, and other drastic hormonal changes from my menstrual cycles and have used hormonal birth control for the past seven years. […]
I attended university in the UK, and I went on birth control there for the first time. The process was easy: I walked into a […]
I was inside a Planned Parenthood in Houston, Texas, in early 2003 when a local anti-abortion “activist” drove a van through the glass front window. […]
"I am grateful to the Affordable Care Act."
Trigger warning: This story discusses rape and sexual violence. — I grew up in a small conservative community where sex was only for married, straight […]
My story is nothing special or extraordinary. I was seventeen, a high school senior, and pregnant. My decision to have an abortion was the right […]
**Trigger warning** This story discusses sexual assault — A 14-year-old patient was brought to my clinic by her mother, after being sexually assaulted by a […]