Jemima Kirke on Her Abortion: 'I've Always Been Open About My Stories'

Girls’ Jemima Kirke recently spoke about her abortion for Draw the Line, a campaign launched by the Center for Reproductive Rights to help protect women’s right to safe and legal reproductive health care. “I still see shame and embarrassment around terminating pregnancies, getting pregnant—I still see it,” she says in the video PSA. “So I have always been open about my stories, especially with other women.”

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FrolickingGiant
FrolickingGiant

I love this so much. It is basically a perfect PSA since it normalizes abortion and it tells such an unremarkable story and that is SO important. Good for her for being brave and speaking up-something that ideally we should all one day feel alright about doing.