We looked inside some of the tweets by @ExhaleProVoice and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
"I knew right away that I did not want the baby to be born. Not with this father, not in my current life state with no money and in acting school." Read more of Lisa's story (and remember that she is a real person making real choices) here: https://bit.ly/2WADcgz
Though I imagine the intention was to shut me down, it had the opposite effect. The message inspired me to think bigger about how we bring people together nationally for abortion conversations — to show love in the face of hate & what better time than now? https://bit.ly/2R0z8Ag
"After I had an abortion, nobody knew what to say to me. Not even Larry, my therapist. Poor Larry." https://exhaleprovoice.org/post/8-things-not-say-someone-after-abortion/
"This summer, I did something that I’ve been putting off for eight years: I sat down and talked to my parents – Bob and Cecilia – about how they handled my abortion." More of the story here: https://exhaleprovoice.org/post/335/
Every person should be the master of their own life. We are here to hear your stories. https://twitter.com/meganamram/status/663790800690683904
Every time you listen without judgment to a loved one who has had a personal experience with abortion, and each time you talk to a friend or loved one about your values of support and respect, you actively shift the culture around abortion. Learn more: https://exhaleprovoice.org/post/pro-voice-strategies/
Today, more women than ever are publicly sharing their personal stories with abortion. What inspires someone take that risk? What does it feel like to share a personal abortion story in public? And what happens afterward? https://bit.ly/2I6wdDb
"I kept thinking of the ocean where we’d walked for the hours and days before I began my herbal regimen to terminate our pregnancy; where we walked and talked and cried and made our decision.. The ocean would be our solution." Read Kristen's story here: https://bit.ly/2XzM7uX
Without diverse experiences in a conversation, debate is in a vacuum
Personal, respectful conversations can change the world. It starts one listener and one voice at a time.
The more rigid our ideologies, the more our issues becomes politicized, the harder it is to see the humanity of those with other beliefs and life experiences.
Are you a male partner who has supported someone through an abortion procedure? Your voice & perspective is valued.
@ExhaleProVoice would love to connect with you on our evening webinar, Tuesday, June 4th.
Go to our website & apply to join us: https://exhaleprovoice.org/post/male-allies/
News coverage on abortion is exhausting and can be triggering for those that have had this procedure. #maleallies : consider standing with the women in your life and participating in this call organized by @ExhaleProVoice https://exhaleprovoice.org/post/male-allies/ #exhale #provoice
Have you had an abortion, or do you know or love someone who has? Are you looking for a space to process your feelings about abortion? @ExhaleProVoice is a wonderful resource to check out. https://exhaleprovoice.org/after-abortion-talkline/
What she said 👇🏾 https://twitter.com/sof/status/1131597390467751937
Exhale believes the church is a place where open & supportive conversations about abortion as a lived experience should be possible. We welcome all Christian clergy to this pro-voice virtual training. Sign up here: https://bit.ly/2W7dIHg
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