Monthly Archives: March 2010

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

Here’s a few of the stories we’ve been following this past week: The Columbia Spectator had a fantastic piece about our “We’re Going to the Principal’s Office” campaign. The ever-fabulous Liz Benjamin picked up our Action Fund’s endorsement of Peralta. As did Azi Parbarah at the NY Observer. WFUV Radio interviewed PPNYC’s Traci about the […]

This Daylight Savings, Why Not Check Your Condoms Too?

We all know condoms expire, right? But just how often do we remember to check them? Well, probably close to never, which is why this Daylight Savings Planned Parenthood of New York City has partnered with web cartoonistNatalie Dee to remind you that after you set your clocks back, you should check your condoms’ expiration […]

PSA To Everyone in Queens

Did you know? Next Tuesday, March 16, there will be a special election to replace State Senator Hiram Monserrate. Monserrate, who was expelled from the State Senate after being convicted of domestic abuse, is running for his seat again. And has a very real chance of winning. That’s why we need you. If you live […]

National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers

Today, March 10, is the National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers. It was set aside in 1996 to commemorate the 1993 assassination of Dr. David Gunn, the first provider murdered by an anti-abortion extremist. This month, and especially today, we pause and honor the men and women who put their lives at risk to […]

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

Here are a few of the news stories we’ve been following in the past week: It’s International Women’s Day! Feministing has some fantastic coverage/roundups of what’s been going on. The PPNYC Action Fund has endorsed Jose Peralta in the March 16 special election in Queens! read about it in the Queens Gazette. I’m sure you […]

Women and Girls: Get Free HIV Tests on March 8!

For National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, PPNYC’s Bronx Center is offering free HIV/AIDS tests to women and girls from 9am to 4pm on Monday, March 8 (as long as supplies last). No appointment needed. So come on in!

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

Here are a few of the news stories we’ve been reading: The NY Times has an not so hot piece on race and abortion. Which Rh Realtiy Check tears apart. As does the Atlantic. The Washington Post had a wonderful profile of Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota provider Carol Ball. Planned Parenthood’s PROPER […]