Tag Archives: Teen Pregnancy

What you should have read, but might have missed.

A few things we’ve been paying attention to: For all you Spanish speakers out there, our own Haydee Morales had a piece in El Diario about teen pregnancy. New York City is applying for a $20 million federal grant for comprehensive sex ed. Yesterday was the anniversary of Dr. Tiller’s death. Neat piece on how […]

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 […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been following the past week: PPNYC’s President and CEO Joan Malin had a great piece in the Huffington Post reminding us all that yes, abortion counts as health care. The fantastic magazine New Youth Connections, which is distributed in public schools throughout the city, has a great feature on PPNYC’s “We’re Going […]

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

Here’s what was going on in the news last week: Telemundo Channel 47 interviewed PPNYC’s Haydee Morales on teen pregnancy and sex ed. PPNYC board chair, Diane Max, has a letter to the editor in the New York Times on the importance of Planned Parenthood health care clinics and health care reform. Time Out NY […]

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

Happy Monday! There was fantastic coverage of our Summer, Sex and Spirits event last week, in the New Yorker, Flavorpill, Gothamist, Bust Magazine, Feministing, Feministe, and Flavorwire. If you missed it you should also make sure to catch the great interview that ran on WCBS 880 about the event, and the great write-up that Slate’s […]

The most important articles you should have read last week.

Good Morning! In case you missed them, here is a quick roundup of last week’s news: Planned Parenthood’s CEO Joan Malin had a great Letter to the Editor in the New York Times. Planned Parenthood’s Haydee Morales had a column in El Diario about Teen Pregnancy rates in the Latina community. NBC’s Today Show highlights […]

Why does this prevention message seem so half-hearted?

Yes, yes, I’ve seen it — Bristol Palin talking about preventing teen pregnancy on the Today Show, Good Morning America and every national network that covered the Candie Foundation Town Hall meeting in NYC. It’s definitely a relief to see a national conversation about our disproportionately high teen pregnancy rate, especially one that’s focused on […]

Teen pregnancy health care crisis

From Cecile Richards today: Today’s news from the CDC that the teen birthrate is on the rise for the second straight year clearly demonstrate that abstinence-only programs are failing our teens. We agree with President Obama that our nation must leave behind the divisive politics of the last eight years and move forward with commonsense […]

Responding to the “Myth” of Teen Pregnancy

Last week Tara Parker-Pope wrote a piece for the NY Times on how reports of teenage pregnancy have been overblown by the media and over-cautious parents. Planned Parenthood of New York City sent in a letter to the editor that I thought would be interesting to share here: Dear Editor, While Tara Parker-Pope is not […]