Author Archives: Valerie Tarico

About Valerie Tarico

Seattle psychologist and writer. Author - Trusting Doubt; Deas and Other Imaginings.

You Can’t Stop the Overturn of Roe v Wade, but Here are 6 Things You Can do to Mitigate the Harm and Fight Back

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For the time being, the Religious Right has won on federal abortion rights. The Supreme Court is stacked with Catholics—two thirds to be precise—and they have voted to overturn Roe v Wade. For now, conservative Christian theology limits your legal … Continue reading

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“Militantly Misunderstood” then Canceled and Shunned After Decades of Supporting Planned Parenthood

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Imagine being so devoted to Planned Parenthood that you volunteer for years, donate professional services and money, and even write a will leaving the organization a major portion of your assets—only to find yourself shunned and the CEO dismissed because … Continue reading

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Impossible Conversations — Valerie Tarico with Seth Andrews and Hector Garcia on The Thinking Atheist

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The Thinking Atheist — Impossible(?) Conversations:  The Best and Worst of “Woke Culture” (56 min audio) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYIAhULSnlw Psychologists Dr. Hector Garcia and Dr. Valerie Tarico join Seth Andrews for a complex, nuanced, and thoughtful conversation about the dying of discourse … Continue reading

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The Left Eats Another Progressive Champion

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Planned Parenthood has just sidelined one of the most strategic thinkers, unflinching fighters, and accomplished leaders in reproductive health and rights. Continue reading

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Cascadia and the End of Roe

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There are two ways to reduce unmet need for abortion: Increase abortion access or reduce unwanted and mistimed pregnancies. US federal protection of a woman’s right to abortion will effectively end in 2022. Even if the Supreme Court shocks close … Continue reading

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