Diary Entry 83: Emily D., 18 (Shanghai, China 2014)

Emily shares her story of obtaining an abortion in Shanghai, China as she was preparing to leave home for college.

(Published on January 27, 2015 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Claremont, CA)

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Diary Entry 82:  Barbara S., Ph.D., 77 (Tulsa, OK 1955/56)

Barbara shares her story of seeking an illegal abortion in Tulsa, OK in the mid-1950s. She also discusses her experience as a founding member of MORAL (Modern Oklahomans for the Repeal of Abortion Laws), an underground abortion service that helped 3,000 people access abortion care in Tulsa, OK before Roe V. Wade, and her work with NARAL in Oklahoma. She begins her story by reading a short piece from the memoir she is writing that explains how she first learned about abortion.

(Published on January 20, 2015 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Tulsa, OK)

 

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Diary Entry 81: Paul B, 74 (Vancouver, BC 1965)

Paul shares his story of supporting his partner through an illegal abortion in Vancouver, BC in the 1960s.  Canada did not legalize abortion until 1988.

(Published on January 20, 2015 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Portland, Oregon)

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Diary Entry 80: LKT, 47 (Paris, France 1988/89)

LKT shares her story of obtaining an abortion in Paris, France.

(Published on January 13, 2015 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: New York, New York)

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Diary Entry 79: Arely L.B., 26 (West Palm Beach, FL 2010)

Arely shares her story of seeking an abortion in South Florida.

(Published on January 6, 2015 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Sunrise, FL)

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Diary Entry 78: Liesl C., 30 (Charlotte, NC and Pasadena, CA 2010)

Liesl shares her two abortion stories and the song she wrote about those experiences.

(Published on January 6, 2015 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Joshua Tree, CA)

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Diary Entry 77: Anonymous, 27 (Chicago, IL 2009)

Anonymous shares her story of seeking an abortion in Chicago.

(Published on December 23, 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Oakland, CA)

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Diary Entry 76: Diana, 41 (Cali, Colombia 1989 and 1997)

Diana comparte su experiencias con dos abortos en Colombia; un aborto clandestino cuando tenia 16 años y otro ocho años despues

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Diana shares her two abortion experiences in Colombia; an illegal abortion when she was 16 and a second abortion 8 years later.

(Published on December 23, 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Pembroke Pines, FL)

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Diary Entry 75: Rhea, W., 39 (Wichita, KS 1994 and Portland, OR 2014)

Rhea shares her two abortion experiences at very different stages of her life; her first as a college student in Wichita, KS (at Dr. George Tiller's clinic) and the second while in her thirties and a mother of two children.

(Published on December 16, 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Portland, OR)

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Diary Entry 74: Karo, 32 (Dayton, OH 2001)

Karo shares her story of obtaining an abortion as a college student in Dayton, OH.

(Published on December 16, 2014 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Oklahoma City, OK).

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