About Autumn


Autumn is an author, abortion doula, and PhD student who has been writing, appearing on television and speaking internationally about reproductive justice since 2010 when she founded Richmond Clinic Defense to help escort patients past protesters at an abortion clinic in Richmond, Virginia. She has spoken to thousands of people over the years as well as written for various popular outlets and academic journals. In 2014, Autumn was one of four finalists for the Generation Personal Award given by the National Women’s Law Center in recognition of her work as a clinic defense founder and in 2015 Blog For Choice listed her as one of  “15 Awesome Pro Choice Activists Who Work To #Protectthezone”. Autumn  founded and runs a free abortion doula program that provides people with transportation, housing, funds, childcare and other necessities as they seek abortion care. She is the author of The Humanist Ceremonies Handbook (Humanist Press, 2018) and is currently at work on her second book, The Companion: An Abortion Doula Handbook (2019).

Autumn can be contacted at yegabortiondoula@gmail.com

2 thoughts on “About Autumn

  1. I don’t know who you are or where you came from but the world needs more human beings like you! Thank you for what you do!

    1. Wow, thank you! That’s such a kind thing to say. Thank you for stopping by the site!

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