Monthly Archives: September 2010

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

Here are a few of the news stories we’ve been paying attention to this week: Fantastic piece in the Staten Island Advance about Planned Parenthood of New York City beginning to offer services there. NY1 also covered the expansion. Feministing did a trivia giveaway for the National Sex Ed Week of Action. As did Feministe. […]

Mourning a hero

“I have chosen to ride this tiger unquietly, raking its side with verbal spurs, swinging my hat and whooping like a cowboy.” — Dr. William Harrison, Defender of Abortion Rights, Dies at 75

We Need Your Help!

As you know, Planned Parenthood of New York City will be, for the first time ever, providing services on Staten Island. The Staten Island Advance covered our expansion, calling our it a “Quantum Leap Forward” for women’s services. We agree! And we want to make sure they know that the rest of New York does […]

We’re Coming to Staten Island!

Great News New Yorkers! For the first time ever, Planned Parenthood of New York City will be providing services in Staten Island! Starting this Monday, we’ll be partnering with the fantastic non-profit Community Health Action Staten Island, and be providing basic reproductive health care. We’re very excited about this — Staten Island has been traditionally […]

National Sex Ed Week of Action!

Pop Quiz: what’s the one subject in school that could potentially save your life? No, it’s not physics, although I’m sure some science teachers have tried to convince you otherwise. It’s sex education. And too many of our students aren’t getting it. This week – September 20th – 24th — is the National Sex Ed […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to: It’s the National Sex Ed Week of Action! Fight for sex ed to be taught in NYC’s schools. Capital NY covered PPNYC Action Fund-endorsed candidate Gustavo Rivera’s victory in the Bronx. Gustavo Rivera also mentioned us in his victory speech. NARAL has been speaking out against anti-choice Republican […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to: Hey New York City, guess what? Primary day is tomorrow! Do you know who you’re voting for? Don’t forget about the handy voter guide our Action Fund put out. Speaking of the elections, the NY Observer did a big piece on our primary endorsements. And the Albany Project […]

Tomorrow is primary election day!

As you head to the polls, you can do a simple check to make sure you are prepared to vote. Ask yourself these three questions: 1. Do I know when to vote and where my poll place is? Polls open at 6am and close at 9pm. To find your poll location, click here. Also, remember […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to: For the Spanish speakers out there, our own Haydee Morales had a column in El Diario on how to get sex ed taught in schools. PPNYC Action Fund-opposed NY State Senate candidate Frank Padavan is refusing to debate PPNYC Action Fund-endorsed candidate Tony Avella. Gay City News covers […]