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This holiday season, let’s protect Medicaid

This year, the attacks on health care were deeply personal.

Why I #ActStrong: A Letter to my Neighbors on Trump

I am the girl you have seen grow from a child into a young woman. One thing you don't know is that I am a survivor. I was sexually assaulted and raped when I was living down the street
Nov. 5, 2016

Donald Trump Bragged About Sexual Assault — But We Won’t Let Him Normalize It

I am a Black American Muslim woman and a survivor of sexual assault, and I know Donald Trump’s America doesn’t value me or my story.
Oct. 19, 2016

Donald Trump's Campaign Has A Rape Problem

Donald Trump’s new campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway — who worked for and defended Todd “Legitimate Rape” Akin — is supposedly going to help Trump try to close the gaping gender gap.
Aug. 31, 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

New Study: Overwhelming Support for Consent Education in Schools

Very few people received education about consent from either school or their parents, and that when they did the focus was usually on saying no or dealing with sexual assault after the fact.
April 21, 2016

Sexual assault hits Latina survivors hard without culturally relevant support

"I began to piece together my own definitions of what was right and what was wrong, and so I came to assume that this was the way it was — men push for sex until women give in."
June 5, 2015

Fox News: Victim Blaming Again

Outnumbered hosts Stacey Dash and Andrea Tantaros shared their thoughts on the nationwide problem of sexual assault on college campuses — saying "good girls" avoid frat parties, and women who are raped are "bad girls" who "need to be kept away from liquor and boys."
Feb. 2, 2015

Top 3 Ways to Take Action

Birth Control Isn’t Controversial

The Trump administration just announced a rule that would undermine the requirement that all insurance plans must cover no-copay birth control — a provision that's already benefited 62.4 million women.

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.