Tag Archives: Sex Education

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

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to this past week: Liz Benjamin linked to the Planned Parenthood of New York City Political Committee Padavan mailers on mammograms. Jezebel wrote an article on the dangers, or lack thereof, of having multiple abortions. Bayside Times covered our Political Committee’s bar crawl. And […]

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 news stories we’ve been paying attention to this week: Fantastic piece in the Staten Island Advance about Planned Parenthood of New York City beginning to offer services there. NY1 also covered the expansion. Feministing did a trivia giveaway for the National Sex Ed Week of Action. As did Feministe. […]

National Sex Ed Week of Action!

Pop Quiz: what’s the one subject in school that could potentially save your life? No, it’s not physics, although I’m sure some science teachers have tried to convince you otherwise. It’s sex education. And too many of our students aren’t getting it. This week – September 20th – 24th — is the National Sex Ed […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to: It’s the National Sex Ed Week of Action! Fight for sex ed to be taught in NYC’s schools. Capital NY covered PPNYC Action Fund-endorsed candidate Gustavo Rivera’s victory in the Bronx. Gustavo Rivera also mentioned us in his victory speech. NARAL has been speaking out against anti-choice Republican […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to: For the Spanish speakers out there, our own Haydee Morales had a column in El Diario on how to get sex ed taught in schools. PPNYC Action Fund-opposed NY State Senate candidate Frank Padavan is refusing to debate PPNYC Action Fund-endorsed candidate Tony Avella. Gay City News covers […]

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

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to this past week: The PPNYC Action Fund endorsedMike DiSanto for NY State Sentate. Which the NY State Dems blog picked up. And the Queens Gazette covered our Action Fund’s endorsement of Tony Avella. And our Action Fund’s prioritization of the Avella race was […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to: NY State passed an anti-LGBT bullying law. New York Times wrote about Planned Parenthood affiliates working with the Adoption Access Network to provide adoption services in clinics that offer abortions. Mothers in NY twice as likely to die during childbirth or first-year post-partum. M. Tracey Brooks, President and […]

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

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to: DNA Info writes about a public school that moved into a catholic-church owned building and was subsequently banned from teaching sex ed. The CDC estimates that 1 in 16 Black men will contract HIV. NY Times talks about videoconferencing a medical abortion. The […]

What you should have read, but might have missed.

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to in the past week: Obama is focusing more money on proven sex ed programs The NY Times ran a big piece about State efforts to restrict abortion Time Magazine covered this issue too. On the plus side, South Carolina nixed abortion restrictions in favor of passing their budget. […]