Originally published on Emphathize This and cross-posted here with their permission.
The use of abortion as a political tool is a long-standing feminist issue that we must continue to take seriously.
This comic addresses how taking people’s stories away from them to use as political fodder is hurtful, irritating, and ignorant.
We reserve the right to discuss our own lived experiences of abortion in order to spread truth, rather than fear-mongering.
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 6 Ways to Support a Friend Who Is Considering an Abortion
- 4 Ways to Be Gender Inclusive When Discussing Abortion
- 5 Reasons Why No One Should Be Legally Required to Tell Their Parents About Their Abortion
- The Truth Behind Late-Term Abortions
Empathize This develops comics based on audience-submitted stories about how prejudice and hardship affect their lives. They believe that a visual element helps some people understand a story better, that having the comic can help drive the narrative’s point home. Please follow them on twitter at @empathizethis.
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