When you think of barriers to accessing an abortion, what comes to mind? Mandatory waiting periods? Parental consent laws? Donald Trump and Mike Pence? These are all obvious and dangerous obstacles to getting an abortion, but they don't touch upon the practical support hurdles that stand in the way … [Read more...] about Practical Support Network Trainings Are Here
How were your last 96 hours, Backline fam? Ours were incredible! Four staff members spent the last four days in Houston, Texas attending the National Network of Abortion Funds Summit representing our Hoosier Abortion Fund. Over the weekend, we attended workshops focused on cross-community building, … [Read more...] about Backline & All-Options in Houston for the NNAF Summit!
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It's time for "Backline Love," where we post Q&As with some of the people in the movement we love most. This month we introduce Rachel Herndon, who is Director of Birthparent Services at Adoption Connection and a regular participant and presenter in our Bay Area Pregnancy Options Workshops. Can … [Read more...] about Backline Love: Rachel Herndon
by Gina Gordon, Bloomington Talkline Radvocate I didn’t know exactly what to expect when K.C. and I began our journey down to Oklahoma for Take Root 2014. I think that some part of me expected that it would function a bit like a support group. I envisioned small groups of feminists huddled … [Read more...] about Take Root, Take 2: Red State Reflections
by K.C. Vick, Talkline Radvocate with the Bloomington Team Non-judgmental, full-spectrum pregnancy support is a rare and beautiful thing. Sometimes I forget that what we do at Backline is unusual. I've gotten so used to our small contingent of Midwestern radvocates, the support we give one … [Read more...] about Reflections on Take Root & Red State Activism
Welcome to the latest edition of "Backline Love," where we post Q&As with some of the people in the movement we love most. This month we are excited to bring you Gloria Malone, advocate for young parents, writer, and blogger behind Teen Mom NYC. Can you describe your work (paid, volunteer, … [Read more...] about Backline Love: Gloria Malone
Welcome to the latest edition of "Backline Love," where we post Q&As with some of the people in the movement we love most. This month we are thrilled to introduce Alissa Perrucci, PhD MPH, who is Counseling and Administrative Manager at Women's Options Center and author of Decision Assessment … [Read more...] about Backline Love: Alissa Perrucci
Introducing a new monthly segment on our blog called "Backline Love," in which we post Q&As with some of the people in the movement we love most. Kicking things off is Poonam Dreyfus-Pai, who is a full-spectrum doula, researcher, and co-director of the Bay Area Doula Project - and also … [Read more...] about Backline Love: Poonam Dreyfus-Pai