EXPLAINED: Abortion On Screen

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.

For more information, watch the extended lecture version and download the video companion materials.


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. “Facts and fictions: Characters seeking abortion on American television, 2005-2014.Contraception. 2016;93(5):446-51.