Viva Ruiz is many things: an artist, a creator, queer, Catholic, and proud to have had two abortions. Thank God for Abortion is the organization Ruiz created in 2015 after abortion clinics nationwide were shuttering due to bureaucratic minefields such as TRAP laws. Her organization created a float to be part of 2018’s NYC Pride parade on June 24, which highlighted the need for access to abortion within the queer community.

Producers: PJ Rickards, Jennifer Perry, and Phoebe Bradford

Creative Producer: Eddie Costas

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