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There’s No Such Thing as a “Late-Term Abortion”

Anti-abortion rights activists use this term to scare and confuse people.

The GOP Budget Would Completely Eliminate the U.S. Family Planning Program and Cut Almost All Sex Ed Funding — But We’re Up for the Fight

In the GOP budget introduced last week, anti-women’s health politicians in the U.S. House proposed to eradicate the successful, decades-old Title X program, which provides family planning services to millions of low-income women, men, and families per year.
June 23, 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

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5 Things That Made Us Happy in March: Supreme Court Sides with Pregnant Women and More

When it comes to winning when it counts, women are crushing it. Just take these recent wins for women in this roundup of last month’s good news.
April 3, 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

Get Angry and Get Loud: Improving Access to Health Care for the Latino Community

Last week, I had the honor of being awarded a 2015 Latino Trendsetter Award by LatinTRENDS magazine for the work we do at Planned Parenthood to improve the health care of the Latino community.
Feb. 20, 2015

How the Bill to Ensure Paid Sick Leave Would Help Women and Families

More women than ever have entered the workforce (thanks in large part to expanded access to birth control, which has allowed women to pursue their education and careers) — but workplace leave policies haven’t kept up with this progress. That’s why Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) have reintroduced the Healthy Families Act, which would help ensure working women and families can take paid sick leave.
Feb. 20, 2015

Announcing the 99 Dream Keepers' Power Players

Even when they’ve reached the top of the corporate hierarchy, our Power Players have not forgotten their roots. They leverage their power and influence to fund new initiatives and to empower a new generation of leadership. Thanks to these leaders, African-American issues are represented in boardrooms around the world.
Feb. 3, 2015

Republicans Calling Off a Vote on the 20-Week Abortion Ban Shows a Crack in the GOP’s Anti-Abortion Agenda

In a sudden move, House majority leadership retreated from their attempt to pass a blatantly anti-women's health bill banning abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Jan. 28, 2015

OUR State of the Union

Tonight we’ll hear the president’s ideas on how to move the country forward, and his calls for action. That’s no surprise. After all, it’s his 2015 state of the union. And here’s ours.
Jan. 20, 2015