Monthly Archives: November 2010

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to in the last week: Welcome back from Thanksgiving! Have any difficult conversations over the holiday? Let us know how they went! Speaking of Thanksgiving, our Thanksgiving Talking Guide was picked up on RH Reality Check. As you know, the NY City Council has been holding hearings on legislation […]

Thanksgiving Conversation Guide, Or How to Talk About Abortion When Your Family Is Borderline Tea Party

Thanksgiving is upon us! Going home for the holidays is always a stressful time, but if your family members have been regularly attending tea party rallies, don’t believe President Obama is a citizen, or volunteer at the local Crisis Pregnancy Center, you know that this holiday is going to be a doozy. Luckily, we have […]

Teen Advocate Coordinator Wins Social Work Student of the Year Award!

We’re very proud here at Planned Parenthood of New York Citym, because our very own Eric Reyes, the Lower East Side Teen Advocates Coordinator, was just awarded the NYSSWEA Bachelor’s in Social Work Student of the Year award!A hearty congratulations to Eric, who’s a student at Lehman College in the Bronx. The award comes in […]

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

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to this week: The Wall Street Journal profiled PPFA board member Jennifer Allan Soros for her generous donation to PPNYC’s work on Staten Island. The City Council held a hearing on Crisis Pregnancy Centers, which PPNYC testified at, and which was covered by a […]

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

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to this past week: PPNYC has a new “Just Facts” piece up at RH Reality Check talking about emergency contraception The NY Post printed a letter to the editor we sent in calling for the end of stigmatization of abortion. Which RH Reality Check […]

Quick Hit: End Stigmatization of Abortion

Last week we told you about how the NY Post had printed an opinion piece calling FOR the stigmatization of abortion. We sent in a letter in response, and called on you all to send in your comments and letters as well. Well the NY Post printed our letter! The columnist also responded to the […]

NY Post Calls For The Stigmatization of Abortion

The NY Post strikes again, this time with an Opinion piece by Abby Wisse Schachter calling for abortion to be stigmatized. We wrote the letter to the editor below as a response, but will you help us out and comment or write them a letter too? Our Letter: Dear Editors, When it comes to making […]

Green Sex!

In her new book, Stefanie Iris Weiss introduces us to eco-sexuality. Eco-Sex explores dozens of ways to go green in the bedroom, leading to a better, healthier, environmentally conscious love life. Well, we like this idea so much we decided to bring it to all of you. So, join the author and PPNYC supporters at […]

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

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to: Did you hear? There were elections! In NY a number of statewide pro-choice candidates won, although control of the State Senate is still up in the air. We’re especially excited because PPNYC Action Fund endorsed candidate Tony Avella defeated the entrenched anti-choice candidate […]

Quickie: Abortion in the 1960s

You remember when Irin Carmon, over at Jezebel, explored the reality of abortion in the 1960s and whether or not multiple abortions would have really affected a woman’s fertility? Well over at RH Reality check, Lisa Pearlstein is discussing the issue in greater detail, thanks to a fantastic piece of reporting she’s unearthed from Walter […]