The Abortion Diaries (2005)

The Abortion Diaries gives voice to an important but silenced community: women who have had abortions. Over a million American women will have an abortion each year. The Abortion Diaries dispels the stigma of abortion by presenting the abortion stories of twelve diverse women. The Abortion Diaries is a documentary featuring 12 women who speak candidly about their experiences with abortion. The women are doctors, subway workers, artists, activists, military personnel, teachers and students; they are Black, Latina, Jewish and White; they are mothers or child-free; they range in age from 19 to 54. Their stories weave together with the filmmaker’s diary entries to present a compelling, moving and at times surprisingly funny “dinner party” where the audience is invited to hear what women... read more
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