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Episodes

PART II - Marching Toward Gilead: The Rise of American Theocracy

12/13/2017
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Part 2 of 2: Roy Moore lost, but barely. And his theocratic vision for the country lives on through Operation Save America (OSA), an organization committed to a United States in which abortion, homosexuality, Islam, and anything else its leadership considers “ungodly” is a criminal offense. In this two-part audio documentary, CHOICE/LESS host Jenn Stanley and Rewire investigative reporter Sofia Resnick team up to reveal the alarming ways OSA’s far-right ideology is worming its way into state...

Duration: 00:56:06


PART I - Marching Toward Gilead: The Rise of American Theocracy

12/13/2017
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Part 1 of 2: Roy Moore lost, but barely. And his theocratic vision for the country lives on through Operation Save America (OSA), an organization committed to a United States in which abortion, homosexuality, Islam, and anything else its leadership considers “ungodly” is a criminal offense. In this two-part audio documentary, CHOICE/LESS host Jenn Stanley and Rewire investigative reporter Sofia Resnick team up to reveal the alarming ways OSA’s far-right ideology is worming its way into state...

Duration: 01:14:22


Running Out of Time: Kentucky’s 20-Week Abortion Ban

11/22/2017
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Last winter, Kentucky state lawmakers fast-tracked a bill to ban abortion at 20 weeks post-fertilization. Heather Hyden, 30, of Lexington, Kentucky, talks about how that bill directly affected her pregnancy and her life.

Duration: 00:32:46


Our Family Business is Abortion Care

11/15/2017
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Calla Hales is the 27-year-old lead administrator of a regional chain of abortion clinics called A Preferred Women's Health Center, which she took over from her parents. She discusses her experience running a chain of clinics at such a young age, and what it's like growing up when the family business is abortion care.

Duration: 00:29:57


Transgender, Latinx, Poly, and Pregnant: 'I'll Love my Child Without Conditions'

11/8/2017
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Patrisse Cullors joins CHOICE/LESS again this week, and this time she’s talking to Alex Alvarez, a Latinx transgender man, about his decision to get pregnant and how he plans to parent.

Duration: 00:18:47


Delivering Hope: The Story of Two Black Midwives in Southern California

11/1/2017
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Jenn and Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors are joined by Black midwives Racha Tahani Lawlor and Debbie Allen to discuss racism in health care and midwifery, and what it means to provide maternity care and support to communities who need it the most.

Duration: 00:27:13


What It's Like to Argue in Front of the Supreme Court and Win

10/25/2017
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Stephanie Toti tells her story of arguing on behalf of Whole Woman's Health in the landmark Supreme Court case Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt. Go inside the mind of a reproductive rights attorney as she prepares for the biggest case of her career on the biggest stage in the country.

Duration: 00:23:07


Wendy Davis: Three Minutes Past Midnight

10/18/2017
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CHOICE/LESS returns with a blockbuster episode as Jenn interviews former Texas State Senator Wendy Davis about the great lengths she took to kill the sweeping anti-abortion bill that later because the infamous Texas HB 2.

Duration: 00:31:15


The Backstory, Episode 2: Loretta Ross on the Dalkon Shield Disaster

6/7/2017
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Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) like intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants are becoming increasingly popular as birth control methods. Between 2011 and 2013, the number of women using an IUD increased 83 percent from the previous four years, according to a 2015 report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. Though today LARCs are recommended by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists as very safe and...

Duration: 00:23:24


Dominick Evans: How Can You Treat Me if You Won't Recognize Me?

2/28/2017
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Dominick Evans is a filmmaker and activist currently living in Ohio. He has a progressive, neuromuscular disability called spinal muscular atrophy, and needs the help of a wheelchair and other people to complete most physical tasks. He's also transgender. These intersecting identities have made it difficult for him to access the most basic and necessary reproductive health care — even in the emergency room.

Duration: 00:22:24


Jack RR Evans: So, What Do You Want to Do?

1/10/2017
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Jack RR Evans tells the stories of their abortion and of coming out. Jack, who is a nonbinary transgender person, experienced dysphoria during their pregnancy. Jack understood why years later, when they realized they were transgender.

Duration: 00:13:09


Kelly: How do I take back my story?

5/2/2016
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Kelly describes going public with her abortion story--and the shock she felt after it was poached and misrepresented by anti-choice websites without her consent.

Duration: 00:24:42


Regina: Is it a life?

4/14/2016
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Regina shares the story of the heartbreaking pregnancy complications that tested her physical, emotional and spiritual limits, and the hospital board vote that would determine her future.

Duration: 00:26:12