Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days.
The writer of today’s story didn’t feel comfortable publishing her name because of the stigma around abortion. We respect that decision but do not run stories in this section published under a pseudonym (though a pen names that a writer is known by is fine) as we seek to eliminate the very stigma that drives the desire to use a pseudonym. In lieu of her story, we today invite you to consider this stigma and invite you to share your story with us. We also offer a link to this powerful first-person abortion story by Molly Crabapple.