“Reproductive health care should be a right for everyone — regardless of their income, their zip code, gender, you name it. I have such admiration for health center staff and doctors all across the country who go to work every day. Many of them walk through protesters just to get into work and provide care for patients. That’s what keeps me centered.”
- Cecile Richards is the president of Planned Parenthood and Planned Parenthood Action Fund and a leader in the field of women’s health and reproductive rights.
“I realized, really for the first time, that people who didn’t even know me were wishing for my success — hoping to share in the pride of future accomplishments, but even more important, willing to provide encouragement in the face of disappointments. I hope that by sharing my experiences, others will be inspired to set high goals for themselves.”
sam gets home after a tough day at the VA and steve makes him cocoa and bucky rubs his shoulders and they sit quietly while he talks about his day (obviously not the vets themselves, confidentiality), listening intently and making sympathetic noises because some of the most important hero work sam does is down at the VA but it’s not an easy job, and when he’s all talked out they both kiss him on the cheek and cuddle up together, and they’re always there for each other even when having each other’s back doesn’t mean shooting at bad guys but instead is listening and supporting someone you love when they need to talk