Tag Archives: politics

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

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to: Did you hear? There were elections! In NY a number of statewide pro-choice candidates won, although control of the State Senate is still up in the air. We’re especially excited because PPNYC Action Fund endorsed candidate Tony Avella defeated the entrenched anti-choice candidate […]

How to follow the election results tonight.

It’s election day! and we hope you voted. If not, you still have TWO hours left. Quick! Read up on your candidates, find your polling place, study up on NYC’s new voting machines, and GO VOTE! If you’re like the rest of us, however, you’ve already voted, and are now anxiously awaiting the results. And […]

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

Here’s what’s been happening: We helped introduce legislation regulating CPCs in NYC! The NY Times covered it. As did the Wall Street Journal, Free Republic, UPI , RH Reality Check, Jezebel, NY Magazine, NY1, NBC, The Frisky, and Newser (more coming!). Last week’s article in the Staten Island advance about PPNYC beginning to offer services […]

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 are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to: Planned Parenthood Advocates of New York’s endorsement of Tom DiNapoli for New York Comptroller is picked by the Albany Times Union. The Gotham Gazette has a big piece on NY State Republicans. Metro NY does a Happy Birthday 19th Amendment piece. And the […]

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

Here are a few of the news stories we’ve been paying attention to: Six Latin Mexican women were convicted of homicide for having abortions. Nick Kristof on why we shouldn’t write off men just yet USA TODAY: Almost all mother to child HIV transmission could be prevented. Guidelines on pap testing were newly published in […]

Not in DC today? Here’s what you can do:

Today, December 2, is the National Lobby Day to Pass Health Care Reform & Stop Stupak. If you weren’t able to go down to DC on one of the 6am buses, never fear! There are still tons of ways that you can help. Those of us stuck at work or miles away from our nation’s […]

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 […]

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

Here’s what we were paying attention to over the past week: NY Daily News bloggersElizabeth Benjamin, and Brawl for the Hall plugged the PPNYC Action Fund‘s Voter Guide. As did the web site The Awl. Eleanor Clift has a great piece on women’s health and health care reform in Newsweek. Ruth Marcus, from the Washington […]

Laughing Liberally!

Do you guys like comedy? Who doesn’t, right? Especially when that comedy is supporting a good cause. That’s why we’re excited that next Tuesday, the Planned Parenthood of New York City’s Action Fund (basically the political wing of Planned Parenthood of New York City) will be holding their Laughing Liberally event. It features an all-star […]