A huge thank you to Lisa Elaine Held and Well+Good for this gorgeously written, incredibly thoughtful, and deeply personal article about Names of Women and how it fits into a larger conversation about abortion.
"I’ve seen firsthand how one brave woman can move people by sharing her own experience.
At one screening of Liu’s film, a man raised his hand and said, “I just wanted to say thank you, because I’ve never had to think about this experience from a woman’s perspective before.”
At another, a Taiwanese grandfather spoke up, noting that he recognized his daughter’s face in the film and realized he wanted to hear from his children about their experiences in a deeper way. The human connections Liu forged by sharing her experience with abortion might be the key to creating a healthy dialog about women’s health issues, reproductive rights advocates say."
Read the full article here.