Abortion Onscreen
Search publications
Research on Abortion
Research at ANSIRH
Research on Contraception
Research on Culture
International Research
Research on Policy
ANSIRH publications
ANSIRH publications
ANSIRH publications & resources
ANSIRH publications
ANSIRH training materials
ANSIRH training materials
ANSIRH in the Media
ANSIRH publications & resources
ANSIRH resources
ANSIRH resources
ANSIRH resources

Abortion portrayal

Yellowstone (television)


Beth has a flashback to an abortion she had as a teenager. A requirement of her obtaining the abortion at Indian Health Services is sterilization, which she is not informed of and undergoes the procedure anyway. She does not travel to a Planned Parenthood for fear of other people finding out about the abortion. 

Keywords: past abortion.

Episodes: Cowboys and Dreamers
Release date: July 19, 2020
Time setting: Present (2020)
Geographical setting: US (Montana)
Abortion legality: Legal
Health outcomes: Adverse physical outcome (Infertility)
Character age: 20-29

Sign up for the ANSIRH Listserv

Want to stay up to date on the latest research and news from ANSIRH? Join our listserv.

Contact us

Connect with us on social media

ANSIRH is a program within the UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health and is a part of UCSF's Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences.

©2015 The Regents of the University of California