“We aren’t being mindful of each other.”
Do you think only women need access to abortions and reproductive healthcare?
That’s the common assumption – and it shows up in so many conversations about reproductive rights.
But the truth is that there are transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people who need abortion access, too – and society’s assumptions about gender are making that really difficult.
Here’s a short video from the All Access Coalition of organizations working for reproductive health, rights, and justice. Jack Qu’emi’s moving words show exactly why this issue matters – and how we can all help make a simple change for more inclusive access to reproductive health services.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 4 Ways to Be Gender Inclusive When Discussing Abortion
- Transgender 101: A Guide to Gender and Identity to Help You Keep Up with the Conversation
Jack Qu’emi is a non-binary Boricua and transformational speaker and facilitator whose educational content addresses consent, the social constructs of gender/ biological sex, healthy relationships, safe(r) sex education, and LGBTQIPA+ inclusion and equity. They have been facilitating educational programming since 2011 and are known for injecting humor into heavily academic concepts while making them more accessible for all audiences. You can follow Jack on Twitter @jackquemi.
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