Abortion Story #274: My Abortion as a Pro-choice Muslim

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The following opening excerpt is from Iman’s story. She speaks about the process she went through making a decision to have an abortion, prompting deeper Read More …

Abortion Story #273: Traveling to England for My Abortion

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The opening excerpt from Louise’s story is below. She speaks of her decision to obtain an abortion in the context of her health, well-being, and Read More …

My Sexual Politics: A Tribute to Kate Millett

Summer 1968: I lay on my parents’ king size bed reading John Updike’s novel, Couples. I was a 16-year-old writer-to-be and Updike was considered a literary god in those days, distinguished by his lush lyricism, his erudite patrician vocabulary. Couples had landed Updike on the Read More …

Abortion Story #271: Kelly’s Abortion in Cancun

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The excerpt below is the beginning of Kelly’s story. She describes her abortion as being a difficult decision, but an experience that marked a critical Read More …