Monthly Archives: October 2009

Fantastic event on Wednesday with Jessica Valenti, Lynn Harris and Gloria Feldt

Jessica Valenti, Lynn Harris and Gloria Feldt: undoubtedly three of the most fascinating feminist authors and activists around today. Wouldn’t it be neat to see them all in the same room together, talking about feminism? Well you can! Next Wednesday! The Planned Parenthood of New York City Activist Council will be partnering with Living Liberally […]

Nothing to wear on Halloween? Go as one of these pro-choice costumes!

If you’re anything like me, you still don’t have your Halloween costume down. What with all the atrocious costumes out there, we here at PPNYC asked some of our favorite writers for their pro-choice Halloween costume ideas. Check out the list below, or add your own in your comments. And if you end up going […]

Meet the activisits!

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 are a few things we were reading last week: PPNYCer Haydee Morales has an op ed in El Diario about National Latino Aids Awareness Day. The Huffington Post highlights the story of a rape survivor who goes to Planned Parenthood for annual exams because her insurance company denied her coverage. TIME.com looks at the […]

We asked, You answered: THIS is what we want from health care reform!

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National Health Care Day of Action!

Today is the National Health Care Day of Action. What can you do? Call your Senator and tell them you want health care reform that includes women’s health! Send us your photo, stating what health care reform means to you! Share your story. RH Reality Check is collecting women’s health care horror stories Spread the […]

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.

A few of the latest reproductive health headlines from last week: CNNMoney.com profiles Eileen Kohlhepp, a self-employed animator who doesn’t have health insurance and visits Planned Parenthood for her annual exams. The Pew Forum cites Concerned Clergy for Choice, a project of The Education Fund of Family Planning Advocates of New York State, in their […]

Have you sent in your photo yet?

Just a reminder to send in a picture of yourself holding up this sign, saying what you want to see included in health care in time for tomorrow’s October 20th National Health Care Day of Action. They go to activists[at]ppnyc[dot]org, and should be sent  in along with this permission form.

What do you want to see in Health Care Reform?

This October 20th is the National Health Care Day of Action, and we’re asking all volunteers and supporters of PPNYC to tell us, and the world, what real health care reform means to them, especially when it comes to women’s health. Take a picture of yourself holding up this sign, saying what you want to […]