What is Consent? The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) defines consent as a mutual agreement between partners about what they want their sexual experience to be. While some consider consent to simply mean “no means no,” experts say that line of thinking puts all of the pressure on one person to “resist or accept.” Alternatively, […]
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National Abortion Provider Appreciation Day Spotlight: Dr. Jessica Rubino, M.D.
In the U.S., abortions are performed in hospitals, private doctor’s offices, Planned Parenthood, and independent abortion clinics. Independent clinics provide the majority of abortions every year — even though they only makeup 25% of all providers — and are located in some of the most “politically hostile” areas in the country. Three out of five […]
How To Occupy Yourself When Waiting For Your Abortion Appointment
At Austin Women’s Health Center, we understand it can be frustrating to wait several hours on the day of your abortion. We prepare you to expect to spend 2-3 hours on the day of your ultrasound appointment, and 3-5 hours on the day of your abortion appointment. As a result of the passage of HB2 […]