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Austin Shows Up For Abortion Access

Written by Austin Women’s Health Center Abortion Counselor – Paige Alexandria Editorial Assistance – Cherise Pascual Some Background on Texas HB2 Texas has lost more than half of its abortion providers since the bill Texas HB2 passed in 2013. Texas HB2 was designed to shut down clinics by virtue of TRAP laws (targeted regulation of […]

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Under 18? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

This post was written by Paige Alexandria, a counselor at Austin Women’s Health Center, and a volunteer advocate at Jane’s Due Process, one of our funding partners.   Restrictions When Needing Abortion and Birth Control In Texas, laws restrict people from getting birth control or an abortion under 18 without permission from a parent or […]

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How To Combat Abortion Stigma In Your Community

At Austin Women’s Health Center we understand the complex emotions you might experience after having an abortion.  Some women may feel sadness, indifference, anxiety, relief — or all of the above. You might feel guilt or shame which can be compounded by the pressure of social stigma.   We want you to know we are on […]

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