Monthly Archives: November 2009

What are you thankful for?

As we get ready to take off for the Thanksgiving Holiday, and are in the midst of fighting for reproductive health to be included in health care reform, I wanted to take a moment to make a list of what I’m thankful for: That there are currently 850 Planned Parenthood health centers operating across the […]

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

What happened last week? Harry Reid introduced a Senate Bill that did not contain the Stupak amendment into the Senate. The New York Times has a good explanation of what that bill looks like. And Broadsheet has a good explanation of its abortion language. That Senate bill finally made its way to the floor for […]

Christian Side Hug Abstinence Rap

more about "Christian Side Hug", posted with vodpod This amazing video, about the “Christian Side Hug” is an amazing example of what happens when abstinence-only proponents begin to create their own version of hip hop culture. According to the blog The Sexist at the Washington City Paper: The Christian Side-Hug rap comes courtesy of 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 […]

Required Reading

Wow. This weekend was a doozy. Here’s what you should be reading this week: So, unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the Stupak-Pitts Amendment, severely restricting abortion coverage in health care, passed a little before midnight on Saturday. Cecile Richards is on Hardball with Chris Mathews TONIGHT to talk about 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

Here’s our weekly roundup of repro health news: A bunch of fantastic blogs highlighted our Halloween costume ideas, including Feministing, Salon, Full Womb, SoMi Speaks, and the blog feminist themes. Thanks guys! Let us know if you dressed up as any of the pro-choice costumes! We want pictures!   Additionally, a lot of people are […]