I see being a doula as a political act and I believe that abortion, pregnancy, and childbirth can be a radical act of love and resistance. I’ve held the hands of thousands of people during their abortions and the compassion and love that I’ve witnessed while supporting someone during their abortion has shaped the kind of birth doula that I am today.

Being queer and actively choosing to work with queer and trans folks makes me a little different than the traditional doula (and I love that!).

~ Feminist activist, former intern for late-term abortionist George Tiller, and full-spectrum doula Kate PalmerRadical Doula, October 11

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