Christen Reighter is a published essayist, award-winning performance poet, social-justice advocate, and most well-known for her TEDx talk about living childfree by choice, bodily autonomy, and analyzing roles.
“One in five women in the United States will not have a biological child, and Christen Reighter is one of them. From a young age, she knew she didn’t want kids, in spite of the insistence of many people (including her doctor) who told her she’d change her mind. In this powerful talk, she shares… Continue reading TEDx Talk
I sent a Tumblr user to view your TED talk after she posted that she told her mom she wasn’t going to give her grandchildren and was made to feel wrong and bad about that decision. She said your talk made her feel validated…”
– Ashley (via facebook)
Hooray! As someone who has chosen not to have children, I applaud and appreciate you doing this talk. I am so glad more and more women are coming forward with resources and solidarity on this topic so that society’s perception can start to evolve. Please keep up the good work!! ”
–Alyssa (via facebook)