Abortion

Not a bitter pill to swallow

The abortion pill mifepristone is approved in over 60 countries worldwide including the United States, most of Europe and Australia. But not in Canada.Continue...

Barriers to abortion persist

After finding out she was pregnant, a Queen’s student decided to terminate her pregnancy — but waited over a month for an abortion appointment.Continue...

A matter of choice

Kingston’s Pregnancy Care Centre (KPCC) has no desire to deceive anyone, according to director Donna Bell.Continue...

Two sides of Motion 312 - the abortion debate

Motion 312 is the controversial bill put forward in Parliament that may reignite the debate about abortion and fetal rights in Canada.Continue...

Navigating my body image following an abortion

For a while now, I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect pair of white, straight leg jeans.

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Onscreen abortion representation is vital, but has its limits

Abortion isn’t just a right; it’s a choice made by women every day. Mainstream media should represent the procedure as such—at the very least an option, if not a decision made—though we can’t rely on Hollywood to do the heavy lifting when it comes to improving access to abortion and contraceptives.Continue...

Abortion access is an integral part of healthcare

For over 30 years, Canada has been the only nation in the world to have no legal abortion restrictions at a federal level. However, abortions are still far more politicized than other medical procedures, meaning your ability to access the procedure in Canada depends on how your provincial government, city, and doctor feel about abortion.Continue...

Finding post-abortion support in Kingston

For Queen’s students who access abortion, finding resources might not be their biggest hurdle. However, services touting post-abortion support aren’t always transparent about their motivation.Continue...

Anti-abortion film screening promotes misinformation, not debate

Universities should act only as hosts for conversations about controversial issues—not as purveyors of their own beliefs and agendas.Continue...

On-campus abortion impacts equal access to education

Providing medication abortion at universities goes beyond improving access to the procedure for affected students—it’s vital to improve access to education.Continue...

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