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Women are Watching Is Back for 2014

Category: Elections

We know it’s only February, but things are already heating up as the 2014 election approaches. Politically speaking, it’s a big year and women’s health is on the line.  Planned Parenthood advocacy and political organizations across the country will be running our largest campaign ever. In 2011, Pla…Continue Reading

Tags: Women are Watching, 2014 election


An international Boundary Breaker wins this year’s Ladies Choice...

Category: Birth Control, Photos

Each new year brings new accomplishments and new "firsts"-as we leave the past behind and break some boundaries on the way, whether it be in politics or in the culture at large. Sally Ride, the first woman in space, Marie Curie, the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and Jeannette Rankin, the first w…Continue Reading

Tags: Global, Ladies Choice Awards, Gloria Steinem, Sex Ed


You'll Never Guess Which Was the Best Moment of the Year....

Category: Birth Control, Abortion, State Fights

As we head into 2014, we're saying thanks for the memories (and these in particular)… Winner: Texas Citizens' Filibuster Helps Take Down #SB5 After a marathon 11-hour filibuster where State Senators Wendy Davis, Kirk Watson, and Leticia Van de Putte pulled out all the stops in their efforts to r…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Texas, Filibuster, Wendy Davis, North Carolina, Supreme Court, Ladies Choice Awards, Ladies Choice


And the Ladies’ Choice Award for Gynotician of the Year Goes to….

Category: Abortion, Obamacare, Congress

You remember our newly-coined term gynotician? A politician who feels more qualified than women and their doctors to make women's health care decisions. It seems there were quite a few politicians across the country trying to earn the Gynotician title and get involved in the personal and private m…Continue Reading

Tags: Marsha Blackburn, Gynotician, Rick Perry, 20 week ban, Pat McCrory, Ted Cruz, Senator Lindsey Graham, Ladies Choice Awards


And the Ladies Choice Award for Photo of the Year Goes to….

Category: Birth Control, Obamacare, State Fights, Photos

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Which is good — we can keep the blog post snappy! Some of the pictures below sparked a movement, others served as an act of defiance, and at least one of the photos below serves as a reminder about how far we’ve come. Check out the nominees for the top 5…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Texas, Wendy Davis, North Carolina, Motorcycle Abortion Bill


And the Ladies’ Choice Award for Victory of the Year Goes to….

Category: Birth Control, State Fights, Photos

Every year has its up and downs, but as we reflect upon some of the victories of the last year, we have a lot to be thankful for. Here are our contenders for the Best Victory of the Year…. Nominee: Millions Are Benefiting From Obamacare In the three years since the Affordable Care Act was signe…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, State Fights, Texas, SB5, Wendy Davis, HB 2, North Carolina, New Mexico, Ken Cuccinelli, Rick Perry, Albuquerque