Tag Archives: anti-choice

What you should have read, but might have missed.

Here’s a few of the stories we’ve been following: If you haven’t yet seen it, Joan Malin had a great piece up on the Huffington Post about the importance of getting STD tested. PPNYC’s own Haydee Morales also had a fantastic op ed up in el diario about the importance of getting STD tested. Last […]

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

Here are a few of the news stories we’ve been reading: The NY Times has an not so hot piece on race and abortion. Which Rh Realtiy Check tears apart. As does the Atlantic. The Washington Post had a wonderful profile of Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota provider Carol Ball. Planned Parenthood’s PROPER […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been following: A lot of blogs and news sites have been picking up Planned Parenthood’s Superbowl Response Ad, including Slate’s XX blog, RH Reality Check, Jezebel, local news site DNAinfo, Feministe, Salon’s blog Broadsheet, the blog Feministing, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show, and The New York Times. Local paper The Villager did a […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been following the past week: PPNYC’s President and CEO Joan Malin had a great piece in the Huffington Post reminding us all that yes, abortion counts as health care. The fantastic magazine New Youth Connections, which is distributed in public schools throughout the city, has a great feature on PPNYC’s “We’re Going […]

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

Here’s our weekly roundup of repro health news: A bunch of fantastic blogs highlighted our Halloween costume ideas, including Feministing, Salon, Full Womb, SoMi Speaks, and the blog feminist themes. Thanks guys! Let us know if you dressed up as any of the pro-choice costumes! We want pictures!   Additionally, a lot of people are […]

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

Here are a few important headlines from last week: A number of outlets covered the PPNYC Action Fund rallying for health care reform, including Gothamist, the Daily Kos, the Associated Press, and The New York Times. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has an OpEd in People Magazine on ending sexual violence in Africa Cecile Richards […]

‘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 […]

Weekly News

Here’s what you should have read, but might have missed, in the news last week: Family Planning Advocates of New York State and Planned Parenthoods from Buffalo, Albany, Schenectady and Saratoga joined NY assemblyman Sam Hoyt and Lynne Slepian, whose husband, Dr. Barnett Slepian, was shot to death in 1998 in his Amherst home by […]

Did you know this photo was staged?

Neither did I, until I read Megan’s fascinating piece over at Jezebel on the history of imagery of the human embryo. The whole thing is a really interesting piece of not only how images can be changed and interpreted differently, but on how our views on abortion and pregnancy have changed as a society. Definitely […]

Wall Street Journal on Choice

Stephanie Simon has an interesting piece in the Wall Street Journal today on the future of the anti-choice movement. File this under good and bad news — she reports that many anti-choicers are moving more towards a platform of reconciliation, choosing to focus more on pregnancy prevention than on criminalizing abortion. The bad news? She […]