Tag Archives: reproductive health

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

Here are a few of the stories that we’ve been paying attention to this past week: On the home front, Our Town Newspaper interviewed covered sex education and our “We’re Going to the Principal’s Office” campaign. As did the blog NYC Moms. And the blog “From Hip to Housewife.” And finally, PPNYC’s own Elizabeth Kahn […]

How to Help in Haiti: Thinking About Women’s and Reproductive Health

For those of you who somehow haven’t yet heard, there was a major 7.0 earthquake in Haiti yesterday, devastating the country and leaving potentially thousands dead. Because the country is so poor and so much of the infrastructure has been devastated by the earthquake, relief to the area is struggling. Hospitals have been destroyed and […]

What exactly happened this weekend?

Anyone who was on facebook or twitter this weekend, might have noticed that there were drastic changes introduced into the Senate version of health care reform. For anyone who wasn’t following the latest health care news (New York was battling a blizzard and thwarted travel plans after all) here’s a recap: On Saturday morning, Senator […]

All About IUDs

Quick Hit — for anyone who hasn’t seen it already, we have a great piece up (not to toot out own horn) on IUDs over at RH Reality Check. It actually had an interesting genesis — there had been a lot of good coverage of IUDs in the press lately, bringing out a lot of […]

Footage from the vigil yesterday

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

We have a Reader Diary!

Anyone who isn’t reading the great reproductive health news site RH Reality Check already should hop on over there. They are the best resource out there for the latest news and opinion from reproductive health sources all over the world. But, if you really needed another reason to visit the site, well we’ve got one. […]

The problem with labels

Two weeks ago Ross Douthat wrote a piece about Obama’s approach to the so-called culture wars. Well today, Planned Parenthood of New York City has a letter in the New York Times in response. The best part is where Joan Malin says: When we let politics get in the way of providing the best medical […]

Mobile Health!

Ever wondered how Planned Parenthood reaches so many people? Well this month, it’s been by taking to the streets! Above is a picture of our mobile medical unit, which all throughout the month of April has been administering walk-in STD testing all throughout the city. You may have seen the inside already but if you […]

Get Yourself Tested!

Go to folder – FileFactory.com Checkout PPNYC’s latest radio ad — running all this week! And don’t forget, get yourself tested!

What are you doing Thursday night?

Hopefully, you’ve answered ‘Going to see Words of Choice at Judson Memorial Church.’ For those of you who’ve never seen the theater performance before it’s a powerful experience — described as the “Vagina Monologues” only for reproductive rights. The theater performance tells a dozen stories of women (and men) as they navigate their sexuual and […]