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Deadline  January 22, 2015 
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Peg Johnston 
Abortion Care Network, 1 in 3 campaign, Abortion Conversation Project 
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The 1 in 3 campaign is again a Co-Sponsor. They bring great stigma-busting experience! Visit them on their Facebook page.

The Abortion Conversation Project offers seed grants to creative, innovative individuals and grassroots groups engaging in abortion stigma busting projects. Inquire here


Let It Out! 2nd Annual Abortion Stigma-Busting Video Competition 


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WHAT: We welcome submissions to Let It Out: Abortion Stigma-Busting Video Competition. Stigma is a key strategy of anti-abortion extremists who want to shame everyone into silence about abortion. This year we have seen the consequences of this stigma—clinic closures, women who can’t find services, and right wing extremists in charge of women’s health. It is urgent that we create cultural pushback against those who would try to stigmatize us. So, we encourage you to “Let It Out”, be it about your own or a loved one’s abortion experience, outrage over current politics, or calling out those who would stigmatize us. Video is a great outlet for your passion!

WHO: Co-sponsored by the Abortion Care Network (ACN), the 1 in 3 Campaign, and the Abortion Conversation Project. ACN creates communities of support around independent abortion care communities and engages in stigma reduction and resistance. Individual activists, writers, artists, and regular folks are part of this community of support. The 1 in 3 Campaign is a grassroots movement to start a new conversation about abortion—telling our stories, on our own terms. ACP offers seed grants to grassroots stigma-busting projects. 

 (Another ACN cultural project is the Abortion Rights Poetry Contest sponsored with Split This Rock.)

HOW: Video submissions must be under three minutes and under 100 MB and may be humorous, satirical, activist, or about a first person experience. Very short videos using Vine or Instagram or other smart phone applications will also be eligible for entry. Registration form below or email us at for more information.

WOW:  Winning entries will be awarded a cash prize of $100 for each of three entrants, with matching donations to the Abortion Fund of your choice. (See There will also be three Honorable Mentions awarded without a cash prize. Qualifying videos will be displayed on the sponsors' websites, social media outlets, events, and in other reproductive rights and justice venues. The Judge’s Choice and Honorable Mention entries will be shown at the Abortion Care Network’s Annual Conference and other related meetings.

WHEN: The deadline is January 22nd, 2015. Each video must be posted on or or similar public site and a registration form (below) must be submitted. A confirmation email will be sent to each entrant upon receipt of form.

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Make a video to show the world that you're not afraid to talk about abortion!  You can use your smart phone with programs like Vine or Instagram. Or, do a full length (3 min. or less) video using your best video and editing skills. Do a stand up alone or a flash mob with your friends. Share your vision!