Elayne’s Story

Elayne’s Story

It’s 1979….New Orleans, Louisiana…and I am working at an abortion clinic right in the heart of the city. Six days a week we are providing abortion care services.… I travel by streetcar five of those days. There is never a slow time in this clinic…we provide abortions...
Wendy’s Story

Wendy’s Story

I’m 80 years old, a mother of four, and a grandmother of five, and because of the birth control pill, I was able to have both a fulfilled career and a happy family life. When I was in my early 20’s, I had a tumor on one of my ovaries and had to have the ovary removed....
Pam’s Story

Pam’s Story

Preface: On Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Pam Richardson of Kansas GRR! shared her story during the public hearing before the House Federal and State Affairs Committee and Senate Judiciary Committee Opposing HCR 5019 (HCR 5019 reads “to amend the bill of rights of...
Denise’s Story

Denise’s Story

On December 24, 2008, I was assaulted (attempted rape) on the main street of Wooster, Ohio, by a young man who was two months shy of his 18th birthday. He had just been released from the Ohio Department of Youth Services (DYS) 10 days prior after a 4-year stay, and...
Lisa’s Story

Lisa’s Story

It was 1966, and abortion was illegal. I was a sophomore at a commuter college living at home when I got pregnant at 19. I never considered continuing the pregnancy. I expected I would have to die trying to end it. I went back to the expensive gynecologist where I got...
PechaKucha Night Midcoast

PechaKucha Night Midcoast

PechaKucha (Japanese for “chit chat”) is the world’s fastest-growing storytelling platform, used by millions around the globe.PechaKucha is what “Show and Tell” always dreamed of becoming.20 slides. 20 seconds of commentary per slide. That’s it. Simple. Engaging....