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Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards writes a must read op-ed in TIME this week on abortion stigma and how speaking up can change that.

Silence about abortion means that the void is filled with myths, stereotypes, and stigma.

What I’ve found is that sometimes when you share your own story, other people find the courage and the comfort to share theirs. Women are increasingly feeling supported to share stories that have, in some cases, been kept silent for years. As a result, we’re having a different conversation about abortion today. Yes, it’s louder and bolder. But most importantly, it’s an authentic conversation with women at the center.

Read the full article on TIME.

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