Episode 6: Reproductive Justice

Episode 6: Reproductive Justice

In the first segment Kelly and Sophy are joined by Sarah Whedon to discuss reproductive justice, including access to abortion and birth control, and the epidemic of sexual harassment and assault. In the second segment, Kelly speaks with her friend, Sarah, about Sarah's second-trimester abortion. In the third segment, Sophy speaks with her friend, McKenzie, about McKenzie's second-trimester abortion.


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  2. Johnson, Veronica. "Why having the sex talk early and often with your kids is good for them," The Conversation. October 9, 2017. http://theconversation.com/why-having-the-sex-talk-early-and-often-with-your-kids-is-good-for-them-82879

  3. McHugh, Katherine. "The Data Are Clear: Access to Contraception Improves Health and Saves Money," Slate. October 12, 2017. http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_examiner/2017/10/how_contraception_improves_health_and_saves_money.html

  4. Merelli, Annalisa. "The Trump administration isn’t just curtailing women’s rights; it’s systematically eroding trust in women," Quartz. October 14, 2017. https://qz.com/1099217/the-trump-administration-isnt-just-curtailing-womens-rights-its-systematically-eroding-trust-in-women/

  5. Parker, Willy. Life's Work: A Moral Argument for Choice. New York: 37 Ink/Atria, 2017.

  6. Sea Change Program. "Storytelling Can Reduce Reproductive Stigma: The Untold Stories Project." https://www.seachangeprogram.org/untold-stories-project

  7. Silverberg, Cory (author) and Fiona Smyth (illustrator). Sex is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and YOU. New York: Triangle Square, 2015.

  8. Silverberg, Cory (author) and Fiona Smyth (illustrator). What Makes a Baby. New York: Triangle Square, 2013.
  9. Sistersong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective and the Pro-Choice Public Education Project. "Reproductive Justice Briefing Book: A Primer on Reproductive Justice and Social Change."  http://www.protectchoice.org/downloads/Reproductive%20Justice%20Briefing%20Book.pdf

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