As has been pretty obvious for the past few weeks, INS 4.0 is up and running. Thanks to everyone for your positive feedback on the new look of the site. The most gushing of thanks, though, has to go to AAG of ThreeDesignThree.com, who also writes a fantastic blog at, what else, AAGblog.com. I’ve been [...]
It’s kind of ironic that someone e-mailed me about Virginia Montanez, the blogger formerly known as PittGirl, and asked me if what happened to her made me nervous.
For those who don’t feel like clicking on the link Montanez is the author of the hilarious Burgh Blog, and as PittGirl she had her legion of [...]
As I’ve said to many people many different times, INS is not about me. I created the site, I write the code for it, but in the end it’s about the stories, women sharing experience and wisdom and hopefully helping someone out there who doesn’t know what to expect or believe. Pay no attention to [...]
The month-long hold on posting new stories seems to have worked–there’s roughly twenty stories in the formatting hopper for the end of the week. Some of the contributors even wrote their own HTML, a sight to gladden any webmaster’s heart.
I was recently contacted by a producer for HBO about contributing to a documentary concerning [...]
A question I recently put in the FAQs, which has been asked by several snide antis, is “well, if you’re so proud of getting abortions, why do you only use first names?” Instead of firing off a snarky “get your own site if you don’t like it,” I gave it some thought. Around this time, [...]
Although I’ve hardly become a media icon in my time running INS, it seems that every time an interview appears there’s a little group of anti-choicers who analyze my every word, gesture and facial expression. It’s pretty obvious to me that their fondest wish is to see me crack, to burst into noisy public tears [...]
Recently, I was interviewed by World magazine, which for lack of a better term is a Christian version of Time, for an article about Silent No More, the organization that basically encourages women to blame abortion for everything that’s gone wrong in their lives. When the request first came back in February I was rather [...]