Yes, Grandma, They are Coming For You

Elaine Gilmartin
4 min readJun 28, 2023
Pixabay- Anastasia Shuraeva

by Elaine Gilmartin

I loved the 2015 movie, Grandma, starring Lily Tomlin as a cool, brash, no nonsense grandmother who helps her granddaughter access reproductive care. The teenager, played by Julia Garner, is terrified to go to her mother about her unintended pregnancy, has no money, and finds out the guy who impregnated her is a callous ass.

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Elaine Gilmartin

A therapist by profession, a runner by passion, a writer by necessity.