Watch The Pregnancy Project
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The Pregnancy project is a movie that explores the topic of teenage pregnancy in America. This movie is based around the true story of Gaby Rodriguez, played by Alex Vega. The story is based around the 18 year olds senior class project. Gaby sees how a pregnant girl in her Washington state high school is being treated. This sparks her decision to make stereotyping of pregnant teens the topic of her project. Gaby makes a brave decision to experience the stereotyping first hand. This forces her whole community to face their preconceived notions about teen pregnancy. Gaby leads everyone around her to believe that she is pregnant. This comes as a shock to all of the people around her. Many of her friends and teachers do not believe Gaby at first. Gaby, her best friend, boyfriend and mother record the types of things that are said about Gaby being pregnant. Gaby faces many challenges during her experiment. She loses friends and her teachers and even family members turn their backs on Gaby. The experiment puts her relationship through very hard times. Gaby wears a fake belly as her pregnancy progresses. This truly leads everyone to believe that she's really pregnant. The school calls a special assembly where Gaby speaks about stereotypes and her findings from the experiment. She pulls off the fake baby bump she has been wearing leaving everyone shocked. The makes people angry, sad, and relieved. Some of the people who were closest to Gaby before the experiment now feel betrayed. In the end the people in her community learned how their words can affect a person. This movie explains the struggles of a pregnant teenager and how words can affect a person.