Tag Archives: feminism

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

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to: Our own Dana Czuczka was on the CBS Channel 2 evening news tonight talking about a new study showing teens are more likely to use condoms than adults. The Staten Island Advance covered our first day of providing services out on Staten Island. […]

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 […]

Required Reading

Wow. This weekend was a doozy. Here’s what you should be reading this week: So, unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the Stupak-Pitts Amendment, severely restricting abortion coverage in health care, passed a little before midnight on Saturday. Cecile Richards is on Hardball with Chris Mathews TONIGHT to talk about the […]

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 […]

Fantastic event on Wednesday with Jessica Valenti, Lynn Harris and Gloria Feldt

Jessica Valenti, Lynn Harris and Gloria Feldt: undoubtedly three of the most fascinating feminist authors and activists around today. Wouldn’t it be neat to see them all in the same room together, talking about feminism? Well you can! Next Wednesday! The Planned Parenthood of New York City Activist Council will be partnering with Living Liberally […]

Jessica Valenti’s Big Fat Feminist Wedding.

I’m not sure how many of you are having this same experience, but I’m definitely reaching an age where I have a lot of friends getting married (or struggling to get married, as is the case with some of my friends in same-sex partnerships). I’ve been a bridesmaid many many times over the past few […]

Footage from the vigil yesterday

Thanks to everyone who came out, and to Courtney at Feministing for posting.

Amazon admits fault

Update on the Amazon.com saga! Patti Smith, an Amazon spokesperson has called the stripping of sales-rankings on LGBT, feminist and reproductive health books as “an embarrassing and ham-fisted cataloging error.” Also, apparently more that 57,310 books were effected! Yet while they’re admitting fault, fixing this error has been a slow process. Thousands of books still […]