Telling personal experiences: Best way for abortion laws to make headways
When I started talking about my abortion 15 years ago, I was told that my voice didn’t matter.
We need to see the people who have lived through a particular experience as the expert on their issue.
Aspen Baker explains why the key to dealing with sensitive issues like abortion is to allow those with direct experience to feel heard.
Great social movements often have one thing in common: they are created by people with the courage to talk openly about their lives and experiences.
Women have sparked movements to end street harassment, generating new public dialogue about safety and respect.
Autistic people have formed communities to embrace their identity and push for better understanding of neuro-diversity.
Formerly incarcerated men talk about their past crimes with the hope of shifting systems away from punishment and towards rehabilitation.
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