Apart from these conveniences which allow the plot to happen when many a young woman would be roadblocked, UNPREGNANT gives us a very real look at the circumstances of accessibility to reproductive healthcare. It's a coming of age story that shows the mixed signals we give teens, expecting them to act as proto-adults while disallowing them the agency to make informed decisions for themselves. It's a vast canyon that seems as wide as the distance between Veronica and the only clinic she can find that is legally allowed to help her, and I can't help but think Hendriks and Caplan gave us this metaphor intentionally.
She wears lipstick and a white T to a boxing ring, which is so gay that the scene itself is vegan and owns two rescue dogs.
"In this update, the “shrew” doesn’t need to be tamed at all. She just needs to find someone who appreciates her the way she is—bare faced, dressed down, and righteously angry. Making both Kat and Patrick outsiders allows their relationship to feel like one between equals who bring out the best in each other as they let down their loner guards and engage in some actual vulnerability for once. In fact, 10 Things feels far more like a low-key hangout rom-com than it does a teen coming-of-age story."
“We’re gonna get where we’re going, you and me. Death and indignity be damned… we’ll get there…and we will be the stars we were always meant to be.”