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OUR SPACE, OUR PLANNED PARENTHOOD: Reflections on Proudly Owning Our Reproductive Health as Black Women

Category: African Americans for Planned Parenthood

Angela Ferrell-Zabala is the Director of African American Leadership and Engagement for Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund The things that I remember most about growing up in my family are the rich stories that were shared. The words would dance from the mou…Continue Reading

Tags: African Americans for Planned Parenthood


Cervical Cancer and Latinas

Category: Latinos

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to not only celebrate our community’s ongoing contribution to American life in all facets, but to also take stock and see what the future holds for our community, our family, and ourselves, and part of that future is the state of our health care. Generally speaking…Continue Reading

Tags: Latinos, Latinos for Planned Parenthood, Hispanic Heritage Month


Obamcare is Here

Category: Obamacare

From birth control with no co-pays to better access to lifesaving cancer screenings, the Affordable Care Act is a huge step forward for women’s health. Many are signing up to get covered for the first time and others are finding big savings over what they have been paying. Check out some of the stor…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Storify, Obamacare Works, pre-existing conditions


Gynotician of the Week: Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn

Category: Obamacare

If there was anyone this week who did their darndest to insert themselves into the personal and private medical decisions best left up to women, it was Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN).  Late Saturday night, anti-women’s health lawmakers proposed a continuing resolution (C.R.) to continue fund…Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, Marsha Blackburn, Gynotician of the Week, Pay Equity


Great News for Women in Texas

Category: State Fights, Elections

Over 5,000 Show Up for Stand with Texas Women Rally

Today in Haltom City, at the place where she received her high school diploma, State Senator Wendy Davis announced her candidacy for governor of Texas. Here's a sentence we don't get to say often enough: This is great news for women in Texas. This summer, when Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Governor Dav…Continue Reading

Tags: Cecile Richards, Texas, Wendy Davis


WATCH: New TV Ad on How Ken Cuccinelli Interferes in Personal Health Decisions

Category: Elections

Ken Cuccinelli Can't Be Trusted

Today, Planned Parenthood Votes is launching a new TV ad to further educate Virginia voters on Ken Cuccinelli’s extreme and dangerous record and agenda for women’s health.   Ken Cuccinelli has a clear record of interfering in personal and private health care decisions of Virginia women. He opposes…Continue Reading

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, Keep Ken Out, Terry McAuliffe