Untold Stories: Life, Love, and Reproduction (Paperback)

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Untold Stories: Life, Love, and Reproduction is a collection of stories of ordinary people talking intimately and honestly about their reproductive experiences including abortion, egg donation, adoption, LGBT parenting, remaining child free, and much more.

This unique collection is a project of The Sea Change Program, a nonprofit committed to upholding the dignity and humanity of all people as they move through their reproductive lives.

Untold Stories: Life, Love, and Reproduction presents a wide range of reproductive experiences that are rarely explored together in one place. The authors share their most vulnerable experiences with emotional honesty, self-awareness and sometimes humor. The multiple perspectives in this book challenges stereotypes about people whose reproductive decisions and experiences fall outside of the dominant story of pregnancy and parenting

Intimate and accessible, Untold Stories: Life, Love, and Reproduction invites you to join in a circle of sharing that is safe and affirming. By reading and discussing these stories about reproductive experiences, you will be part of ending shame and isolation while helping to expand a more inclusive and compassionate understanding of family...and don't be surprised if you find that you, too, finally have the courage to share your own untold story.

About the Author


Kate Cockrill is a leading researcher of abortion stigma. In 2014, she cofounded the Sea Change Program with Steph Herold to transforming the culture of stigma around abortion and other stigmatized reproductive experiences. Her research on stigma has been profiled in the New York Times, Newsweek, Salon, Slate, and RH Reality Check. Lucia Leandro Gimeno is a trans social worker based in Atlanta, Georgia. He has been a movement builder in queer and trans people of color communities for over thirteen years working with organizations like The Audre Lorde Project, and was involved in Secret Survivors, a play about adult survivors of child sexual abuse with Ping Chong + Company. He is an active member of SONG (Southerners On New Ground) and future full-spectrum doula. Steph Herold is an award-winning activist and researcher with a background in abortion care, abortion funds, and reproductive health advocacy. Her writing has been featured in The Nation, and she has been profiled in Time magazine. She currently serves on the ACCESS: Women's Health Justice board of directors.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781500248512
ISBN-10: 1500248517
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: October 22nd, 2014
Pages: 212
Language: English