Category Archives: Participation Required

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 […]

Eight Great New Year’s Resolutions for Reproductive Health

Happy 2011! Hopefully you had a great New Year’s, and aren’t too concerned about those crazy predictions that the world will end in 2012 (though, now that Boehner has taken over as the Speaker of the House, who knows). We’ve set a few of our own resolutions here at PPNYC — help make sure everyone […]

No Easy Decision

How many of you all caught the MTV special last night, “No Easy Decision” featuring young women talking about their decisions to have abortions. If you missed it you can watch the special on the MTV website. Or just read Lynn Harris’ fantastic analysis over at Salon. If you did see it, tell us, what […]

Movies you should check out: 12th and Delaware

We’re really excited about this coming Monday, Aug 2nd, when HBO is airing the documentary 12th & Delaware at 9pm. The movie, which takes place on one street in Fort Piece, Florida is by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (producers & directors of the acclaimed Jesus Camp). According to the film’s synopsis: “On an unassuming […]

Gloria Steinem is awesome and your weekend roundup.

What are you doing this weekend? I’ll tell you what we’re up to: After telling our State Senators and Assembly Members to pass RHA we’re; Going to check out the amazing video of Gloria Steinem on the Colbert Report, and then; Saving up our energy to march in the NYC Pride Parade this Sunday!!! h/t […]

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 […]

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!

National Condom Week.

Condoms. Chances are, even if you’ve never been sexually active, you know what they are. They’re one of the only forms of birth control that also helps reduce your risk of sexually transmitted infections. And when nearly 19 million new sexually transmitted infections occur each year, that’s no small feat. This week, February 14 – […]

This Valentine’s Day, honesty is sweeter than chocolate.

When was the last time you had an honest conversation with your partner about sex? Or about STDs? Brought up something new you want to try? Or something that isn’t working for you? If it was recently, good for you! If it wasn’t, well, don’t worry you’re not alone. Valentine’s Day is just around the […]