Tag Archives: condoms

Newly Designed NYC Condoms Hit The Streets

Just spotted in our health center — the latest in NYC condoms with a “power” button front and center. Clever pun? Ripoff of our “Planning is Power” (PDF) campaign from a few years ago? Tell us, what do you think of the new design?

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

Here are a few of the stories we were paying attention to last week: December 1 was World AIDS Day, and PPNYC provided free testing in Washington Square park. Foster Kamer over at the Village Voice wrote about it. Voice of America did a story on our testing on World AIDS Day. Univision Channel 41 […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to in the last week: Welcome back from Thanksgiving! Have any difficult conversations over the holiday? Let us know how they went! Speaking of Thanksgiving, our Thanksgiving Talking Guide was picked up on RH Reality Check. As you know, the NY City Council has been holding hearings on legislation […]

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

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to this past week: Liz Benjamin linked to the Planned Parenthood of New York City Political Committee Padavan mailers on mammograms. Jezebel wrote an article on the dangers, or lack thereof, of having multiple abortions. Bayside Times covered our Political Committee’s bar crawl. And […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to: The Obama administration issued a ban on insurance coverage for abortion for women in high-risk insurance pools. NPR covered it. As did Politico. And the AP called it a “win” for “abortion foes”. The New York Times Magazine ran a huge feature on the “New Abortion Providers,” featuring […]

What you should have read, but might have missed.

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to in the past week: Obama is focusing more money on proven sex ed programs The NY Times ran a big piece about State efforts to restrict abortion Time Magazine covered this issue too. On the plus side, South Carolina nixed abortion restrictions in favor of passing their budget. […]

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 – […]

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

Here’s what was happening last week: New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate, who was convicted of misdemeanor assault of his girlfriend, was sentenced to three years supervised probation. PPNYC appeared on WNBC 4, calling for his expulsion from the State Senate. In sad news, the New York State Senate rejected a same-sex marriage bill by […]

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

Here are a few things we were reading last week: PPNYCer Haydee Morales has an op ed in El Diario about National Latino Aids Awareness Day. The Huffington Post highlights the story of a rape survivor who goes to Planned Parenthood for annual exams because her insurance company denied her coverage. TIME.com looks at the […]

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

A few of the articles we were reading last week: PPNYC President and CEO Joan Malin had a great letter to the editor about sex education in the New York Times. Up in Albany, lots of Planned Parenthood pink T-shirts were out in force for President Obama’s visit to Albany in the Albany Times Union. […]