Women’s reproductive rights today are being challenged more than ever. Across the United States, the right to body autonomy has now become a privilege for women as many others are stripped of their right to choose. When it comes to women’s reproductive freedoms, Former Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg was no stranger to fighting for equal rights for women everywhere, Ginsberg said it best: “Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.”
My book, Reproductive Health: A Collection of Stories, gives women and non-binary folk a platform to share their experiences and stories concerning their reproductive health. Not only will these stories inform others about the kind of injustices experienced by women and non-binary folk of any age, but I also hope it will help to give those reading the confidence to speak up about their own experiences. The style of my book was inspired by my love of collage and scrapbooking where I utilized type and image to create expressive typography throughout the book. Visually, I wanted the imagery to be just as engaging as the stories and relate specifically to each story’s content in some way. One of my main goals for this project was to inspire others to tell their stories and fight for what they believe in, just as Ruth Bader Ginsberg did.