Beverly Douglas


As interviewed by Lilli Long, March 15, 2017
"It was just illegal, completely illegal."
Beverly Douglas

Introductory Profile: About Beverly Douglas

Beverly Douglas was born in Lubbock Texas. She moved to Austin right after she finished college in the summer of 1976. Ms. Beverly was an active civil rights protester in the 60ís before she started working for women's abortion rights. While in Austin, she worked for PPIS. PPIS was a company that women who were considering abortion could call and get a flight to somewhere where abortion was legal and back. They also dealt with where the women stayed and offered emotional support. She still considers herself an active feminist, and still fights for women's rights.