Jessie Carson···7 min read
In this story I shifted my attention to the young woman –a nurse or a volunteer– who sat beside me and held my hand throughout abortion.
Tracey Jean Boisseau···14 min read
My essay tells my life story in relation to a specific moment in the history of American women’s access to abortion and reproductive justice.
Annabelle Cormack···15 min read
This collection of poems is a glimpse into the lives lived on the margins, where the laws put in place to protect basic rights and bodily autonomy cease to apply.
Susan Meyers···11 min read
The process of seeking pregnancy alone (by necessity, not choice) showed me how limited reproductive rights in the U.S. truly are—even before the recent loss of Roe vs. Wade, that policy that had so shaped my generation’s belief in our bodily autonomy.
MC Guerrero···15 min read
"This is an autoethnographic narrative where I use my own marriage to tell a story about love, bodily autonomy, acceptance and illness."
H. E. Riddleton···14 min read
"My poems for this special issue seek to document a history of my choice, not just personally but humanly, to use autoethnography to weave through the personal and the political."
Dominique Elliott···2 min read
"Combining autoethnography and artwork, Supreme Justice aims to reveal the persistence of institutionalized oppression of women through history."
Detroit Richards···12 min read
"I write at length about my experiences surviving rape and abuse as a Western woman in Japan. I was lucky to get out alive."