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This Week’s Urgent Action: Defend the Dreamers!

With Congress on recess from February 17 - 25, now’s our best chance to hold their feet to the fire to protect Dreamers.

Road-Tripping for Truth — Because Carly Fiorina Is #NotMyCandidate

This weekend, while Fiorina was campaigning in Iowa, supporters — including patients — were on hand to correct the record and tell the truth about the essential health care services Planned Parenthood provides.
Oct. 20, 2015

Quick Sex Ed Lesson For Tonight's GOP Debate Candidates

GOP candidates vying to win an extraordinarily crowded primary race, some have swung so far to the right, they’ve ventured into the flat-out medically impossible. It looks like the Republican presidential field is in need of a sex education lesson of their own.
Sept. 16, 2015

Question for Jeb Bush: What do you define as women's health services?

Bush doesn’t consider Pap tests, breast exams, STD testing, well-woman exams, and birth control as women’s health services.
Aug. 25, 2015

4 Things That Made Us Happy in April: Advancing on Women's Health, Plus a Few Laughs

It can feel like we’re constantly in the trenches. But it’s not all uphill. In fact, women’s health advocates have seen a lot of wins lately.
May 7, 2015

GOP Presidential Contenders Trample on Reproductive Freedom at the ‘Faith and Freedom’ Event

Here are 3 of the most backwards bravado and despicable attacks on women’s health by GOP contenders in Iowa. (Spoiler: Reading these may cause you to want to tear your hair out.)
April 28, 2015

Gynotician Hall of Shame: Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz just announced that he’s running for president. But he’s a bonafide gynotician who has no business making laws dictating women’s access to health care.
March 23, 2015

ShowOUT to Vote: Why I’m Helping My Fellow Classmates Register to Vote

A Planned Parenthood Greater Texas volunteer and Texas State University student shares her passion for her role as a Planned Parenthood Generation organizer.
Sept. 24, 2014

Women are Watching Is Back for 2014

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 and our advocacy partners in the states will be running our largest campaign ever.
Feb. 27, 2014

Presenting…the Inaugural Ladies' Choice Awards

As 2013 comes to a close, it’s a time to reflect on the past year. We write these pieces every year, and we got to thinking…wouldn’t it be more fun, in service of remembering the good, the bad, and the simply absurd, if we made them awards?
Dec. 17, 2013

Top 3 Ways to Take Action

Stand up to discrimination

The Trump-Pence administration just set up a new HHS office to promote discrimination. Tell them that we won't tolerate hate. 

Be a PP Defender

Defenders are a core group of supporters who have said they'll give their time to defend Planned Parenthood, the health services they provide, and the people who rely on them — in what just may be the fight of our lives.

Volunteer for PP

Now more than ever, Planned Parenthood is counting on volunteers who are ready to take action locally and online and stand up for reproductive health and rights.