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Meet the Planned Parenthood fellow who lobbied Sen. Murkowski at a farmers’ market

Ean Tubbs talks about our Summer of Defiance program, fighting for health care, and living in Alaska in this edition of #WeArePP: Our Stories from AK to AZ.

#RiseUp for Immigrants, Refugees and Workers

Planned Parenthood is joining organizers across the country to rise up and fight for immigrant, refugee and workers rights as we celebrate International Workers’ Day​​​.​​

May 1, 2017

Women of Color Bear the Brunt of the Gender Wage Gap

Today is Equal Pay Day: the day that symbolizes how far into the year an average woman must work to earn what the average white man earned in the previous year. But that “average woman” doesn’t tell the whole story.

April 4, 2017

Guess Which 4 Groups Would Be Disproportionately Hurt by "Defunding" Planned Parenthood

Hint: It’s not the old, rich, white men, trying to shut Planned Parenthood down.

Feb. 10, 2017

Trump’s Claim: ‘Rigged’ Election. The True Crime? His Voter Intimidation.

Trump’s rhetoric could lead to real voter suppression and violence. And when Trump indicated that he’d reject the election’s results if he loses, he wasn’t just whining — he was stoking his supporters’ threats of violence, and encouraging voter intimidation and racial profiling at the polls.

Nov. 7, 2016

It's the 51st Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and We're Still Fighting for Our Rights

The 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act reminds us that as long as people are denied access to the ballot, neither democracy nor justice can be achieved.
Aug. 5, 2016

Planned Parenthood Condemns Supreme Court’s Failure to Lift the Injunction Blocking DAPA/DACA that Could Rip Millions of Families Apart

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court split 4-4 on whether to affirm the lower court’s injunction blocking implementation of two of President Obama’s key immigration policies, Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
June 24, 2016

Why We Need More Awareness About Sexual Assault in the LGBTQ+ Community

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and - as a Lesbian Latina who's active with Planned Parenthood - I want to bring awareness to something that often gets overlooked: sexual assault in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Community.
April 26, 2016

The Supreme Court Just Heard a Case That Will Determine if 5 Million Immigrants Can Live Without Fear of Deportation. Here's What That Means for Health Care Advocates.

If the Supreme Court rules that the challenge to President Obama's executive actions on immigration (DACA and DAPA) is constitutional, millions of undocumented immigrants could be prevented from accessing the care they need to survive in the United States.
April 18, 2016

2 Things You Need to Know About the Gender Pay Gap: Women of Color Bear the Brunt of It, and GOP Presidential Candidates Won't Help

The gender pay gap has real-life consequences, especially for African-American and Latino women. They deal with an even wider pay disparity and are more likely to support their families on one income.
April 12, 2016

Top 3 Ways to Take Action

Planned Parenthood is under attack like never before. Here’s how you can fight back NOW.

Attend an Event

Planned Parenthood supporters across the nation are hosting events. Attend one near you or host your own.

Fight for Birth Control Access

HHS Secretary Tom Price is putting no-copay birth control coverage at risk. Demand that he and the administration protect full insurance coverage of birth control with no copay.

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.