Category Archives: When Things Go Right

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 […]

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 […]

Awesome feature on our Project Street Beat

Good Morning! Do you know about PPNYC’s Project Street Beat? They’re an amazing program that does street-based outreach to at-risk populations that, as they put it, “live and/or work on the street.” Well Time Out New York just ran a fantastic feature on the program. They came along with us for a night and got […]

What are you thankful for?

As we get ready to take off for the Thanksgiving Holiday, and are in the midst of fighting for reproductive health to be included in health care reform, I wanted to take a moment to make a list of what I’m thankful for: That there are currently 850 Planned Parenthood health centers operating across the […]

Best Condom Ads

Before the long weekend (and L’Shana Tova for all those celebrating new years!) I wanted to share this great Slate news piece on the best condom ads world wide. I personally am in love with the British one, where he references Lord of the Rings. You’ll know what I mean when you watch it. more […]

‘Weeds’ Takes On Anti-Choice Protesters

How does the Showtime Series ‘Weeds‘ take on the issue of abortion and anit-choice protesters? Checkout the clip below, which features Alanis Morrisette guest starring as an OBGYN who, among other things, provides abortions confronting one lone protester in the parking lot of her clinic. I love her character this season. Sadly so many clinics […]

Sotomayor!

Breaking: For the first time in history, the U.S. Supreme Court will have a Latina Justice. The Senate confirmed Judge Sonia Sotomayor as a Supreme Court Justice today, by a vote of 68-31. Judge Sotomayor is also the third woman to ever serve on the court. Plus, don’t you just love this picture of her? […]