King v. Burwell: A Case That Could Roll Back Health Care Access for Millions of Americans

Category: Obamacare, State Fights, President Obama, Medicaid, Obamacare Works, Court Cases & Litigation

On March 4 the Supreme Court will hear a case, King v. Burwell, that could gut Obamacare and put 9.3 million people’s health care coverage at risk. Find out what you can do to speak out in support of affordable health care! Continue Reading

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Announcing the 99 Dream Keepers' Gatekeepers

Category: African Americans for Planned Parenthood

99 Dreamkeepers

Historically, the church has paved the way for civil rights activism and this tradition lives on: Faith-based activists use their ministries to raise awareness about sexuality education; challenges faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer folks; and the right of all Americans to access health care. In recognition of their pivotal work, we say: Amen. Continue Reading

Tags: African Americans for Planned Parenthood, PP Black Community, Dreamkeepers, 99 Dreamkeepers, Black History Month


An Evening Celebration with the #PPDreamKeepers

Category: African Americans for Planned Parenthood

99 Dreamkeepers

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THE PINK CARPET: Celebrating Stories That Need to Be Told During the 2015 Awards Season

Category: Planned Parenthood

With awards season upon us, we’re excited to see many of our favorite projects — and women’s health and rights supporters! — being recognized for their excellence. Continue Reading

Tags: Obvious Child, Ava DuVernay, Gabrielle Union, Being Mary Jane


Get Angry and Get Loud: Improving Access to Health Care for the Latino Community

Category: Latinos for Planned Parenthood, Planned Parenthood

Last week, I had the honor of being awarded a 2015 Latino Trendsetter Award by LatinTRENDS magazine for the work we do at Planned Parenthood to improve the health care of the Latino community. Continue Reading

Tags: Planned Parenthood, Latinos for Planned Parenthood, Latinas


How the Bill to Ensure Paid Sick Leave Would Help Women and Families

Category: Congress

More women than ever have entered the workforce (thanks in large part to expanded access to birth control, which has allowed women to pursue their education and careers) — but workplace leave policies haven’t kept up with this progress. That’s why Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) have reintroduced the Healthy Families Act, which would help ensure working women and families can take paid sick leave. Continue Reading

Tags: Congress, Paid Sick Leave