Abortion

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...

Where did all the feminism go?

Second-wave feminist issues, like birth control and abortion, don’t have the same visibility on campus today that they had in the 70s.Continue...

Restrictions on safe medical abortions don’t help anybody

Until the day I needed one, I’d never planned to get an abortion in my life.Continue...

Canada’s unequal abortion services leave women trapped

It’s unforgivable that legal early abortions are often inaccessible to Canadians living outside major cities.Continue...

Having an abortion doesn't need to be a horrific experience

I’m a girl from a Catholic family who went to church every Sunday. I attended Catholic school my whole young adult life. Consequently, I — like many other Queen’s students — grew up surrounded by people who believe abortion is murder.Continue...

A free pill is the first step of many towards making abortion accessible

As of this past August, the abortion pill Mifegymiso is now a free prescription medication in Ontario.Continue...

Removing pro-life and pro-choice from abortion debates

There are few subjects as divisive as abortion. On one side, pro-life activists seek to protect human life in all its stages. On the other, pro-choice advocates promote abortion accessibility and a woman’s right to choose.Continue...

Support needed for abortion patients

Barriers to abortion and support for young women are still shockingly present in Kingston.Continue...

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