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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


The Irreparable Damage of the Political Attacks on Women in Texas

Category: State Fights

This year’s legislative session in Texas turned out to be a nightmare for women across the state.  Unfortunately, it’s been a recurring nightmare. I was in Austin witnessing the latest attacks and the devastating culmination of years of attacks on women’s health. I was at the capitol for the passing…Continue Reading

Tags: Texas, Texas Bus Tour, Texas women's health


Anti-Women’s Health Politicians Continue to Fight Losing Battles in Court

Category: State Fights

On Monday, women’s health had another victory in the courts, this time in Oklahoma. A judge temporarily blocked a new law that would have prevented women from accessing emergency contraception over the counter.  This isn’t the first time this year that extreme anti-women’s health legislation has be…Continue Reading

Tags: North Dakota, State Fights, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Alabama, Mississippi


What You Won’t Hear From the Defund Obamcare Town Hall

Category: Obamacare

In a last-ditch effort to spread misinformation about Obamacare, opponents are hitting the road on a “Defund Obamacare Town Hall Tour.”  In each of the states they’re heading to, there are thousands of women and families who stand to benefit from the new health care law.  But do these opponents care…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Obamacare Works, cancer screenings, Senator Ted Cruz, Heritage


Gynotician of the Week Ohio State Rep. Christina Hagan

Category: Abortion

Ohio State Rep. Christina Hagan - Gynotician of the Week

This week's Gynotician was appointed to political office while she was a college senior, finishing her degree in Business Administration. Three months into her first term, Representative Christina Hagan (R-Ohio) hit the ground running, pushing extreme and dangerous legislation that would restrict a …Continue Reading

Tags: Gynotician, Gynotician of the Week, Abortion restrictions


The Consequences of Interfering with Women’s Health: Governor Pat McCrory’s Approval Numbers Hit New Low

Category: Abortion, State Fights

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has hit a new low…literally. Governor McCrory’s approval rating has dropped into the 30’s, but is it really any surprise?  McCrory has done his part to earn these low approval numbers.  Whether it was signing into law one of the most severe voter-suppression bill…Continue Reading

Tags: North Carolina, Governor Pat McCroy