Monthly Archives: February 2010

Wonderful Washington Post Profile

We often talk about the heroes we see every day around us, going through extraordinary acts just to be able to provide women with basic health care. Now, the Washington Post has profiled one of them — Dr. Carol Ball, a provider who flies in from Minnesota every month to provide abortions in South Dakota, […]

National Condom Week.

Condoms. Chances are, even if you’ve never been sexually active, you know what they are. They’re one of the only forms of birth control that also helps reduce your risk of sexually transmitted infections. And when nearly 19 million new sexually transmitted infections occur each year, that’s no small feat. This week, February 14 – […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to: You may have seen, but our CEO Joan Malin had an op ed in The Huffington Post and RH Reality Check on the importance of conversation. Feministing carried a post with the main points on their site. Our Vice President of education, Haydee Morales, had an op ed […]

This Valentine’s Day, honesty is sweeter than chocolate.

When was the last time you had an honest conversation with your partner about sex? Or about STDs? Brought up something new you want to try? Or something that isn’t working for you? If it was recently, good for you! If it wasn’t, well, don’t worry you’re not alone. Valentine’s Day is just around the […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been following: A lot of blogs and news sites have been picking up Planned Parenthood’s Superbowl Response Ad, including Slate’s XX blog, RH Reality Check, Jezebel, local news site DNAinfo, Feministe, Salon’s blog Broadsheet, the blog Feministing, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show, and The New York Times. Local paper The Villager did a […]

Planned Parenthood Responds to the Ted Tebow Super Bowl Ad

I’m sure most of you by now have heard about the Ted Tebow Super Bowl ad. While the exact content is not yet readily available, Focus on the Family has said it will feature University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow and his mother sharing their personal story about a very difficult medical decision made by […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been following the past week: PPNYC’s President and CEO Joan Malin had a great piece in the Huffington Post reminding us all that yes, abortion counts as health care. The fantastic magazine New Youth Connections, which is distributed in public schools throughout the city, has a great feature on PPNYC’s “We’re Going […]