Planned Parenthood

The Forgotten Ones

As a reproductive rights activist, I never thought that feminism would fail me. I was wrong. I was seven weeks pregnant when I was faced with the toughest decision of my life: Abide by my partner’s rules — have an… Read More ›

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Spotlight On: Erin Matson!

Erin Matson is the Action Vice President for the National Organization for Women, where she oversees the grassroots organizing efforts and national action campaigns for the organization, while also spearheading the use of new technologies within the feminist activist arena…. Read More ›

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Taking the Test

I took an HIV test on October 4, 2011, four days before my 28th birthday.   A week or so prior, I decided that I needed to accomplish three things in my life:  get a job, move into my own apartment,… Read More ›

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Links We Love

Fight Over Planned Parenthood Funding Could Be Key Issue in 2012 Election, Women’s Health Policy Report Santorum Calls Abortion Exceptions To Protect Health of Mother “Phony,” Think Progress Portland Passes Trans Inclusive Health Care, Feministing Bill Introduced Lifting Block on… Read More ›

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RIP Dr. Tiller

Today marks the 2-year anniversary of Dr. George Tiller’s murder at the hands of an anti-abortion extremist. Dr. Tiller was a brave man who provided abortion care for women who desperately needed it, but couldn’t find it elsewhere. While the… Read More ›

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Back Up Your Birth Control!

Happy Back Up Your Birth Control day of action!! Today marks the 10th anniversary of the campaign, which aims to raise awareness of and expand access to Emergency Contraception (EC). Before I began expounding on why you should back up… Read More ›

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Rally For Women’s Health, NYC

I’m very honored to have been a part of today’s Rally for Women’s Health in NYC today. THOUSANDS of New Yorkers rallied in Foley Square to show their support for Planned Parenthood, as did many politicians, women’s organizations, celebrities and… Read More ›

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