As an All-Options (formerly Backline) volunteer and a midwife, I know the importance of access to genuine support and respectful care across the reproductive health spectrum. This is why I was stoked to hear from fellow Portland advocate Amory about the recent lobby day for the Reproductive Health … [Read more...] about Talkline Advocates attend Oregon’s Pro-Choice Lobby Day
It’s been hard keeping this secret from you, but we’re so excited to tell you our big news: Backline is now All-Options! Our new name reflects who we are and the open-hearted support we provide around pregnancy, parenting, abortion, and adoption. All-Options understands that our experiences and … [Read more...] about Backline is now All-Options!
“I love it! It’s like Reproductive Justice summer camp!” This was my answer when asked by Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund Executive Director, Laurie Bertram Roberts, what I thought of my first time at Take Root: Red State Perspectives on Reproductive Justice. Now that I’m on the other side of … [Read more...] about The Hot Take on Take Root!
Every winter, we hold day-long retreats for our advocate cohorts in Portland and Bloomington. Usually, these winter retreats focus on skill-building and knowledge refreshers, but this year, it felt like we needed some intentional time together as a community to process what the past couple of months … [Read more...] about Update from the Portland Advocates’ Winter Retreat