Abortion is normal. Our stories are ours to tell. This is not a debate.
Big Blue Marble is proud to host #ShoutYourAbortion founder Amelia Bonow to launch the movement's first book, "Shout Your Abortion." Bonow will be joined by Seneca Joyner, Jessa Jordan, and Jenifer Groves.
When Congress began trying to defund Planned Parenthood in 2015, Amelia Bonow posted an unapologetic expose about her experience with having an abortion. Her post served as a catalyst for the viral #ShoutYourAbortion movement. Shout Your Abortion (SYA) is now both an official organization and a network of individuals sharing their abortion stories.
Their first book includes abortion stories from people all over the country, interviews with providers, and tools to help readers begin creatively organizing in their own communities. With Roe v. Wade on the brink of reversal, dismantling the compulsory silence surrounding abortion has never been more urgent.
The readings will be followed by a panel of local abortion rights groups and providers discussing current political realities. And of course we'll be raising funds to support that urgent work!
Join us for an evening of radical silence-breaking and truth-telling in support of women's right to decide for ourselves when and how and whether we will bear children.