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Bodies

Post-Abortion Syndrome and Me

Sometimes my abortion makes me feel sad, but I’m still pro-choice, and I think that’s all okay. Post-Abortion Syndrome or Post-Abortion Stress Syndrome (PAS or PASS) is the pop psychology term for those who experience depression and related symptoms after an abortion. It seems, when I’ve seen it tossed around, it’s a term created by anti-choice […]

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Pop Culture

And Then There’s Maude!

I was in second grade when this show began airing.  I didn’t understand it, but watched it because it was part of the Tuesday night line up.  Although my mother was an immigrant woman with conservative old world values I recall her tuning into a few serious episodes–namely the psychiatrist visit and the abortion stories–and […]