Category Archives: Events

How to Help

The right-wing fringe of the republican party both elected and otherwise, have made denying women access to reproductive health care their #1 priority. But we don’t have to take this sitting down. Let’s act now. Here are three things you can do: Send a letter to Congress, asking them to protect Planned Parenthood and the […]

Day of Action 2011 – PPNYC Activists Head to Albany!

On Monday, January 10th we hopped on a bus with our fiercely dedicated, pro-choice activists and took a road trip up to Albany. Why? It was the first day of the 2011 legislative session and we wanted to make sure our priorities were heard! We (close to 400 activists from across the state!) greeted our […]

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 […]

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 […]

What are you doing on September 1?

How much do you care about making sure New York City remains pro-choice? Enough to go to a happy hour about it? Well you’re in luck! Our Planned Parenthood of NYC Action Fund is holding a great cocktail hour at Slainte (304 Bowery, btw Houston and Bleecker) on Wednesday September 1. Come on by, not […]

12th & Delaware: What We Thought

On Monday night, PPNYC activists and staff gathered in a Chelsea apartment to watch 12th and Delaware. Apartment-party goers were treated to delicious appetizers, wine and dessert. But the highlight of the night was definitely the lively discussion and shared passion expressed for protecting women’s rights. Our host, an Activist Council member, relayed this: “During […]

Do you know what the “G” in G spot stands for?

Last Tuesday, July 13, more than 100 guests gathered at the Cornerstone Tavern on Second Avenue for the first ever PPNYC-Actvist-Council-sponsored sex ed trivia night! Participants broke into 23 teams, and answered questions like: “Which famous NY deli did Meg Ryan fake an orgasm in?” and “Which state was the first to give women the […]

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!

Fantastic event on Wednesday with Jessica Valenti, Lynn Harris and Gloria Feldt

Jessica Valenti, Lynn Harris and Gloria Feldt: undoubtedly three of the most fascinating feminist authors and activists around today. Wouldn’t it be neat to see them all in the same room together, talking about feminism? Well you can! Next Wednesday! The Planned Parenthood of New York City Activist Council will be partnering with Living Liberally […]

Who likes comedy? Cheap theater tickets?

Do you know the hilarious Deborah Copaken Kogan? She’s like a combo of David Sedaris and Spalding Gray, with a dash of Erma-Bombeck-on-a-Vespa thrown in, and this coming Monday night she’s holding a one-night-only performance of her new and hilarious book, “Hell is Other Parents” to benefit Planned Parenthood of New York City! The best […]