City: Brooklyn

Ruth Riddick

Reproductive rights activist, educator, and former pregnancy counseling service provider; awarded a freedom-of-information judgment against Ireland at the European Court of Human Rights (Open Door Counselling, 1992)

“Your husband will decide how many children you have.” My mother’s voice was authoritative. She would not be entertaining an argu­ment. And what did I know anyway? Twelve years old and ignorant as the day is long. My sex education was yet to come—and not from home or school. (more…)

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