Monthly Archives: September 2009

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

A few of the articles we were reading last week: PPNYC President and CEO Joan Malin had a great letter to the editor about sex education in the New York Times. Up in Albany, lots of Planned Parenthood pink T-shirts were out in force for President Obama’s visit to Albany in the Albany Times Union. […]

Meet the Activists!

The Planned Parenthood Activist Council is a group that was launched at the beginning of 2005 for people who want to get more involved in Planned Parenthood’s advocacy work. It’s made up of tireless, amazing men and women who do everything from run advocacy campaigns to hold fundraisers and everything in between. Every Tuesday we […]

Best “yo mama” comeback ever.

Via the ever-wonderful Feministing: [US Senator John] Kyl: “I don’t need maternity care” in my insurance policy. [US Senator Debbie] Stabenow: “I think your mom probably did.” Truth.

Meet the Activists!

The Planned Parenthood Activist Council is a group that was launched at the beginning of 2005 for people who want to get more involved in Planned Parenthood’s advocacy work. It’s made up of tireless, amazing men and women who do everything from run advocacy campaigns to hold fundraisers and everything in between. Every Tuesday we […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here’s a round up of some of the important headlines from last week: The PPNYC Action Fund’s Voter Guide was plugged by feministing and Feministe. El Diario ran a column by Haydee Morales on sex education. On Friday, PPNYC’s Action Fund endorsed Mike Bloomberg for mayor. The endorsement was picked up by a number of […]

Best Condom Ads

Before the long weekend (and L’Shana Tova for all those celebrating new years!) I wanted to share this great Slate news piece on the best condom ads world wide. I personally am in love with the British one, where he references Lord of the Rings. You’ll know what I mean when you watch it. more […]

Meet the Activists!

The Planned Parenthood Activist Council is a group that was launched at the beginning of 2005 for people who want to get more involved in Planned Parenthood’s advocacy work. It’s made up of tireless, amazing men and women who do everything from run advocacy campaigns to hold fundraisers and everything in between. Every Tuesday we […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here’s what we were paying attention to over the past week: NY Daily News bloggersElizabeth Benjamin, and Brawl for the Hall plugged the PPNYC Action Fund‘s Voter Guide. As did the web site The Awl. Eleanor Clift has a great piece on women’s health and health care reform in Newsweek. Ruth Marcus, from the Washington […]

Do you know who you’re voting for tomorrow?

Hi NYC residents!You may or may not have heard, but New York City is having elections tomorrow, September 15. Candidates are running for Mayor, City Council, Comptroller, District Attorney, Borough President and more. Do you know who you’re voting for? The elections, especially the City Council elections, actually have a big impact on reproductive rights […]

Lighter side of STD testing

Hi everyone, It’s been quite a week, and I’m sure we’re all excited for the weekend, so I’ll just leave you with this cute thought on online dating: Have a good weekend!