T S Mendola

T.S. Mendola


BSR Contributor Since August 24, 2020

T.S. Mendola (she/they) is a writer and editor living in Philadelphia. Find her online @tsmendola or at tsmendola.com.

T.S. Mendola is an award-winning essayist and editor. Her work has appeared in The Rumpus, The Huffington Post, Lilith, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and Rewire.News, among others. She has been nominated for a Pushcart, won Best of the Net (nonfiction), and received a Best American Notable. She is a nationally recognized advocate for abortion rights. Find her online at tsmendola.com or @tsmendola.

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We can’t mythologize pregnancy apart from embodied experience. (Image courtesy of Bold Type Books.)

‘Belabored’ by Lyz Lenz

An experience of pregnancy

Lyz Lenz’s ‘Belabored’ offers no solutions to the rampant anxieties of the present, but its bold centering of the realities of pregnancy offers something we may need even more. T.S. Mendola reviews.
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Book cover: Title above, author below in green text; framed by realistic illustrations of flora in pink yellow purple & green

You or Someone You Love: Reflections from an Abortion Doula, by Hannah Matthews

One year after Dobbs, anti-abortion politics have a “crystal clear” impact in Philly exam rooms

The damage of last year’s Supreme Court decision ending our right to abortion continues to unfold. T.S. Mendola speaks with local providers, and considers You or Someone You Love a sensitive new book by abortion doula Hannah Matthews.
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