EXPLAINED: Abortion On Screen Lecture

Gretchen Sisson and Katrina Kimport, of the University of California San Francisco, explain the most up-to-date research on abortion and it’s portrayal in film and television.

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The following links provided the research used in this video:

Sisson G, Kimport K. “Depicting abortion access on American television, 2005-2015.” Feminism and Psychology. [in press]
Sisson G, Kimport K. “Doctors and Witches, Conscience and Violence: Abortion Provision on American Television.Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016;48(4):161-8.
Sisson G, Kimport K. “Telling stories about abortion: abortion-related plots in American film and television, 1916-2013.Contraception. 2014;89(5):413-8.
Sisson G, Kimport K. “Facts and fictions: Characters seeking abortion on American television, 2005-2014.Contraception. 2016;93(5):446-51.