Category Archives: Help Wanted

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 […]

Which one is a medical provider?

              Crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) are anti-choice organizations masquerading as legitimate reproductive health care providers. They are not licensed medical facilities. Instead, the CPCs’ goal is to intentionally deceive and misinform women about their reproductive health options. Often times women cannot tell between a CPC and a legitimate medical […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Help in Haiti: Thinking About Women’s and Reproductive Health

For those of you who somehow haven’t yet heard, there was a major 7.0 earthquake in Haiti yesterday, devastating the country and leaving potentially thousands dead. Because the country is so poor and so much of the infrastructure has been devastated by the earthquake, relief to the area is struggling. Hospitals have been destroyed and […]

Not in DC today? Here’s what you can do:

Today, December 2, is the National Lobby Day to Pass Health Care Reform & Stop Stupak. If you weren’t able to go down to DC on one of the 6am buses, never fear! There are still tons of ways that you can help. Those of us stuck at work or miles away from our nation’s […]

Did you win our raffle last night?

Hi everyone! Thank you so much to all those who made it out last night — the event was so much fun! It was completely packed — a lot of the rooms were almost too full to walk in — and the exhibits were, to say the least, captivating. In fact, Samantha Henig over at […]