Saturday, September 23, 2006, 6pm The Doohickey Project
In Other Words, 8 NE Killingsworth St
An Evening of Abortion Options, Reproductive Freedom, and Sexual Health.
With Guest Speaker Judith Arcana of the Jane Collective and author of What
if Your Mother. Suggested Sliding Scale Donation $3-5; No one turned away.
All Genders Welcome.
The Doohickey Project, on their first stop of a nationwide tour, is a group
with a focus on reproductive health, abortion access, and options. This evening
will include a playful workshop about anatomy, physiology, and look at abortion
options. Local treasure Judith Arcana joins us to present a chapter in the
history of reproductive rights. Doohickey will present an amazing puppet
show that links abortion struggles to all other struggles, including battles
for racial justice and gender liberation. Workshops on reproductive parts
and function then set the groundwork for understanding conception, menstrual
cycles, and fertility. The abortion options workshop is a look at how
clinical abortion is threatened and inaccessible to many and will provide an
overview of what choices we have. Want to learn about herbs and other
options? Want to start a local DIY health collective? Want to get to know
your own body better? Come join in this important discussion. Let's work
together for reproductive justice.
This will not be a forum for discussing the ethics of abortion. This will
be a safer space for people of color, transgendered people, and those that
have had abortions. If you compromise their or others' safety and comfort,
you will be asked to leave. Doohickey and IOW are not experts on these
topics, just passionate about them. We believe that sharing information and
supporting each other is an empowering way to grow and learn.