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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

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

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

Category: Abortion, State Fights, Congress, Photos

2013 had its up and downs; its moments of brilliance and its….errr lesser moments. Many of these lesser moments occurred when anti-women’s health politicians got hold of a microphone. It’s not that they put their foot in their mouth; it’s that they spoke their mind. So here are the top five nominee…Continue Reading

Tags: Trent Franks, Texas, Wendy Davis, Ken Cuccinelli, Rick Perry, Missouri, Senator Lindsey Graham, Ladies Choice Awards, Brian Nieves