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Abortion portrayal

The Girlfriend Experience (television)

Notes:

This political drama follows the careers of Anna, a sex worker, and her lover Emily, who works at a Republican Super PAC. Anna shares with Emily that she purposefully had sex with a client without a condom in order to get pregnant, and is thrilled to start a family together. Emily is dismayed by the pregnancy and says that she doesn't love Emily, breaking up with her and breaking her heart. After a series of failed attempts to win Emily back, Anna has an abortion.

Keywords: Pregnancy decision. 

Episodes: Family
Release date: December 3, 2017
Time setting: Present (2017)
Geographical setting: US (Washington DC)
Abortion legality: Legal
Health outcomes: None
Character age: 30-39
Genre: Drama
Network: Starz

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