Tag Archives: sex ed

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week: ELECTION EDITION

Happy election day eve everyone! Don’t forget to vote tomorrow – make sure you know your polling place, know how to vote, and have read the PPNYC Action Fund’s voter guide. Here are a few of the news stories we’ve been paying attention to: NY Times does a big feature on pregnancy counseling, and details […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to: Hey New York City, guess what? Primary day is tomorrow! Do you know who you’re voting for? Don’t forget about the handy voter guide our Action Fund put out. Speaking of the elections, the NY Observer did a big piece on our primary endorsements. And the Albany Project […]

Do you know what the “G” in G spot stands for?

Last Tuesday, July 13, more than 100 guests gathered at the Cornerstone Tavern on Second Avenue for the first ever PPNYC-Actvist-Council-sponsored sex ed trivia night! Participants broke into 23 teams, and answered questions like: “Which famous NY deli did Meg Ryan fake an orgasm in?” and “Which state was the first to give women the […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to: PPNYC CEO Joan Malin has an op ed in the Huffington post about why 40 years of legal abortion in NY state is a good thing. That piece was also picked up on RH Reality Check, On Topix, and News Fit Info. Jezebel has a great write-up of […]

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 what we were reading last week: You may or may not know, but PPNYC launched its “We’re Going to the Principal’s Office” campaign last week! More on that later, but first I wanted to share some of the great media it’s been getting: The Staten Island Advance has a great piece on Sex Education […]

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. […]

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

Here are a few important headlines from last week: A number of outlets covered the PPNYC Action Fund rallying for health care reform, including Gothamist, the Daily Kos, the Associated Press, and The New York Times. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has an OpEd in People Magazine on ending sexual violence in Africa Cecile Richards […]

Do you think protecting reproductive rights is sexy?

If so, you should consider dating our very brave Manager of Political Affairs, Caroline Mello, who was just featured in Time Out New York this week! The theme of this week’s ‘Date Our Friends’ section was “Sex & Dating Pros” and Caroline was featured for helping to protect our sexual and reproductive rights — alongside […]

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 […]