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Watch ‘The Janes’ on HBO June 8

Women providing illegal abortions in Chicago in the late ’60s are the role models we’ll need soon

A still from The Janes by Emma Pildes and Tia Lessin

Thank you to poet and playwright Evelyn Jean Pine for inviting me to see The Janes at the SF Film Festival last week. I’d never heard of the collective before — a group of young women who provided illegal abortions in Chicago in the late ’60s and…

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Patsy Fergusson

Patsy Fergusson

Tree hugger. Tour guide. Top Writer. Feminist. Newly-baptized Bay swimmer. Editor of Fourth Wave. https://medium.com/fourth-wave

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