Tag Archives: Planned Parenthood

Thank you.

To all the amazing women who shared their stories of what Roe v. Wade has meant to them. Thank you for your courage, and for your openess.   For everyone else, you too can still share your story, either in the comments below or by emailing us. Or, just read the whole series here.

What Roe Means to Caitlin

In honor of the 38th anniversary of Roe V. Wade, we’re sharing stories from our supporters of what Roe has meant to them. Want to share your story? Leave it in the comments below or email us. You can read the whole series here. “When I was a child, my mother wanted me to know […]

What Roe Meant to Andrea.

Today is the the 38th anniversary of Roe V. Wade. To honor it, we’re sharing stories from our supporters of what Roe has meant to them. Want to share your story? Leave it in the comments below or email us. You can read the whole series here. “Several years ago, I was talking with my […]

What Roe Means to Me.

Today is the 38th anniversary of Roe V. Wade, and to honor it we’re sharing stories from our supporters of what Roe has meant to them. Want to share your story? Leave it in the comments below or email us. You can read the whole series here. “I woke up one morning in March my […]

What Roe Means to Merav

In honor of the 38th anniversary of Roe V. Wade, we’re sharing stories from our supporters of what Roe has meant to them. Want to share your story? Leave it in the comments below or email us. You can read the whole series here. “Right after graduating from college, moving out of my dorm 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, last week.

A few of the latest reproductive health headlines from last week: CNNMoney.com profiles Eileen Kohlhepp, a self-employed animator who doesn’t have health insurance and visits Planned Parenthood for her annual exams. The Pew Forum cites Concerned Clergy for Choice, a project of The Education Fund of Family Planning Advocates of New York State, in their […]

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. […]

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 […]

The never ending question of the best form of protection

The first time I went on the pill, it was the high estrogen type that came in a thick pink packet. It made me feel like I had PMS all the time, I got moody, and it killed my sex drive. Since then I’ve tried low-estrogen, progesterone-only, a diaphragm, condoms, and lots of things in […]