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Ten Things You Can Do To Protect Reproductive Freedom
by Allison Crews

1. Donate time at area high school's child care centers. Offer to help watch the student's kids after class hours so that they can finish their homework and graduate.

2. Donate umbrellas to clinics targeted by "clinic cams" that tape women going to have... Find Out More

It’s OK to Be Single!

By Julie

Pregnancy can be a very vulnerable and emotionally trying time, and grappling with the possibility of being a single mother can make it even more so. After my son’s father decided he did not want anything to do with me or his unborn son, I spent a lot of time crying and trying to figure... Find Out More

What Came Before
by Julie

Despite my best efforts, I sometimes still feel like I need to preface every new introduction with the fact that I had an abortion at 17. Just in case anyone might want to hate me for it.   Once you've had an abortion, you must always be on the defensive, because something as innocuous as a government... Find Out More

Girl-Mom publisher Bee Lavender talks about the experience of becoming a teen parent, and why she started this site: One cold, clear night in the spring of 1990 I let myself into my parents' home, quietly walked through the house without turning on the lights, and taped a note to the bathroom window. It read: "I'm pregnant. I'm sorry... Find Out More

I Was A Teenage Transsexual Super Mom
by Kathleen Assensi

The colossal automobile hurtled past the stop sign and into the intersection, leaving Ricky no time to turn the wheel or hit the brakes. Sitting in the dingy passenger seat (and struggling to hurry, hurry, hurry; get the seat belt on), I saw it all happening with... Find Out More

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