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The Virago

Yes, I Believe the Fetus is Human. I’m Still Unequivocally Pro-Choice

Here’s the reason why

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Late in the night on the first of August 2017, I lay in a bed on the labor and delivery ward discussing options with the on-call OBGYN.

I had sepsis. I was also 18 weeks and 4 days pregnant. The baby was dead. She was dead, but I didn’t believe it yet. It takes time to absorb that kind…

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Julia Marsiglio

Julia Marsiglio

I answer rhetorical questions. Intersectional feminism. Neurodivergence. Trauma. Grief. Canada things. A smattering of poetry and fiction.