Faith: I didn’t want her, but I needed her.

At the age of 20, I was pregnant and determined to have an abortion, but my dad encouraged me to keep Faith. Ever since that choice, my life has been filled with a good love from the most authentic person...

Single Parenting, Abortion, & Maternity Leave Ver. 2

This is a "weekly" podcast among friends discussing female reproductive rights specifically including single parenting, abortion, and maternity leave.

Hazel Glover and Wanda Glover

Hazel Glover (77) tells her daughter Wanda Glover (45) about her experiences raising Wanda as a single mother, and Hazel tells other pregnant women not to have abortions.

“How were women treated when you were growing up?”

I had a discussion with my 68 year old grandmother about what it was like growing up in an time where women were not thought as equals to men.

Thanksgiving interview with Mom

Talked about inspirations in life, favorite memories, women’s reproductive rights, grandma Jean.

Martha Chan, Kim Chan, and Mary Chan

Martha Chan (89) speaks with her daughters Kim Chan (56) and Mary Chan (54) about growing up in Arkansas and Mississippi during the Jim Crow laws, eventually moving to New York City Chinatown where she met her husband, and raising...

Marcie Niedbalski and Karen Maxwell
August 18, 2020 OSS Hub

One Small Step conversation partners, Marcie Niedbalski (46) and Karen Maxwell (66), discuss their differences on topics, such as their views on universal healthcare and abortion. They also find similarities, like how neither of them are getting the presidential candidates...

Great Thanksgiving Listen: Cat and Grandma

My Grandma is the most wonderful person in the world and has had many experiences and I wanted to share them with everyone.

Leroy Hardeman and Theodore Hornoi-Centerwall
July 30, 2020 OSS Hub

One Small Step conversation partners Leroy Hardeman (45) and Theodore "Ted" Hornoi-Centerwall (69) discuss serving in the military and their changing perspectives as they go through their lives.


We discussed our differences on whether we are pro-choice or pro-life. Upon discussing, we found a common ground and realized that life isn’t just black and white and it’s also a lesson.

Abortion in Los Angeles in about 1962

Illegal abortion in Los Angeles in about 1962 and legal abortion in NewMexico in about 1978

JoAn Peters and Tom Peters

JoAn Peters (55) and her husband Tom Peters (70) open up together about their decision to have an abortion during their relationship, their marriage and what their family looks like now.

Bernadette [No name given] and Martha Ham
December 9, 2019 OSS Hub

One Small Step participants Bernadette [No name given] (59) and Martha Ham (66) talk about their backgrounds and beliefs.

“Follow your dreams.”

Something I learned while listening to my mother talk... she’s only human. She did her best and I have to remember that. Hearing her talk about her dreams and how she wishes she followed through with them, inspires me to...

APUSH INTERVIEW with my mom!_LilyDunkin

This is my mom’s history as seen through the lense of AP US History. Diane W dives most deeply into the racial conflicts as seen in her experiences through the Rodney King race riots in the 90s. Being a Women’s...

Katarina Fenner and her Mom Linda Fenner talk about elections, religion, spirituality, and advice. (pt. 3 of 3)

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Chandler, Arizona, Katarina Fenner (13) interviews her Mom Linda Fenner (47) about her jobs, elections, religion, spirituality, and advice. Mrs. Fenner shares her opinions about several elections, especially the 2016 election. She...

Abortion… should it be illegal or legal?

Based off of Mirna’s opinion she’s not biased and has an open mind on abortion. She’s just as much as pro-life as pro-choice. She believes that a women has her right to decide what she wants to do just as...

Jon Durfee and Emily Miller
August 26, 2020 OSS Hub

One Small Step conversation partners Jon Durfee (31) and Emily Miller (28) talk about how they've come to their political beliefs and what it means to respect someone with different opinions in their One Small Step conversation.

Chris Kelley and Alice Conner

Chris Kelley (45) and his One Small Step conversation partner Alice Conner (41) discuss their upbringing and when they first become aware of politics. They discuss the recent Covington Catholic High School incident, each giving their own viewpoint and perspective....

Benjamin Aschenbrenner and Eve Geiger

Eve Geiger (60) and her One Small Step partner, Benjamin "Ben" Aschenbrenner (40), share the backdrops to their political beliefs. They reflect on the ways that the complexity of social concerns are obscured by political discourse, offer insights into their...

Bonnie Wahiba and Trish Davis
October 5, 2020 OSS Hub

One Small Step conversation partners Bonnie Wahiba (67) and Trish Davis (64) talk about their views on big issues like abortion, death penalty and Donald Trump. Trish recently changed her political party. Bonnie shares a story about being disowned by...