The Reproductive Justice Story Project

Share Your Story

The Reproductive Justice Story Project is welcoming stories from across Ontario, Canada for inclusion on our Community Story Blog. Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information about the project.

Contact us anytime if you have questions or need some support to get started. Email submissions directly to info@reproductivejusticestories.org if you prefer not to use the submission form below.


Submission Form

(please provide a name, nickname, initials, or letter that you'd like to go by)
name of hospital/facility/clinic + town or city in Ontario
be as specific as you'd like (ie: "January 12, 2018", "Autumn 2015", "2011", etc)
share your story
•how did your experience affect you in the moment and long-term? •what thoughts or feelings come up now when you look back on your experience?
were there other factors you'd like to disclose that contributed to your experience? (for example, your age, ability, race or ethnicity, appearance, body size, marital status, family structure, religion, sexuality, gender expression or presentation, education, occupation, chronic health condition, mental health or trauma history, or other factors)
ie: did you speak with your care providers, write a letter, file a formal complaint with a regulating body, contact patient relations, etc.? why or why not?
is there anything else you'd like to include in your blog entry? •a message to fellow patients •suggestions for healthcare professionals who may read your story •changes you'd like to see to the healthcare system in Ontario
Consent *
do you give consent for your story to be published on our community story blog and shared publicly?

We acknowledge that it may be difficult or even traumatizing to recall these experiences. We hope that speaking out about what happened can be a tool for healing and change!

Please practice self-care and see our list of resources in the menu. If you need immediate assistance, call The Ontario Mental Health Helpline 1-866-531-2600 or TRCC 416-597-8808

Contact Kate anytime at info@reproductivejusticestories.org

content note: these stories contain subject matter that may bring up difficult feelings for some readers. please practice self-care while reading the blog and check out our page of resources


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