i am an unrequited astronomer, pretend patient, gentle adventurer, pedal enthusiast, recovering calligrapher, occasional thespian and unfinished poet living in portland, oregon. contacting me via email is usually a good idea.
11:52 PM: el derecho a decidir: the right to decide
and better news for mexico city, who just legalized early-term abortions for the first time ever. 46-19, even!
"pro-life" should be happy that this will dramatically reduce the amount of women who kill themselves by swallowing glass or poison to attempt a miscarriage. i haven't figured out how to respectfully talk about my patients yet, but one of them was an older spanish-speaking woman from mexico who still has 5 children there. she didn't want to have another child at this point in her life and she was very grateful she had the right to decide that here.