amooseintexas asked: RE: Korman foundation - its well known that the Susan G. Korman Foundation uses most of its money to legally stop other groups from successfully raise funds for cancer by trying to sue them for copyright violations including words and phrases such as "Go Pink," and similarly worded language. SGK Foundation is nothing more than a ponzi scheme at this point. Them doing the whole...
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wire-hangers-never-again asked: Wow. Just wow. I have always respected the Susan G. Komen foundation, even walked with them in unity for a cure. But this, this makes me very sad and disappointed. No more words than that.
fuck yeah sex education: NYC Sex Education Mandate... →
onecondoms: Announced in August 2011, New York City has mandated lessons on sexual health and sex education starting today. Public middle schools and high schools are now required to introduce sex education lessons into health classes. At least one semester of health education is…
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation ends... →
“We’re kind of reeling,” said Patrick Hurd, who is CEO of Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Virginia — recipient of a 2010 grant from Komen — and whose wife, Betsi, is a veteran of several Komen fundraising races and is currently battling breast cancer. “It sounds almost trite, going through this with Betsi, but cancer doesn’t care if you’re pro-choice, anti-choice, progressive, conservative,”...
When it comes to the thorny issue of abortion, a woman’s life IS the point. It’s...– Clementine Ford: GIVE ME BACK MY WOMB | TheHoopla My friend Clem wrote this excellent piece about abortion rights and the anti-choice brigade. (via clambistro)
feminist historian: Companies Support Planned... →
stfuhypocrisy: adriennecrista: (Cus I know my followers will LOVE this….) Do you know who gives financial support to Planned Parenthood? This list will surprise you. The information on these companies was gathered directly from Planned Parenthood sites. More information is…
try the fucking aspic: Consent is more than "Will... →
livelaughawesome: Consent is “Do you want to have sex with me?” Consent is “Are you comfortable with being close to me?” Consent is “Do you feel safe when you’re with me?” Consent is “Did anybody talk you into this?” Consent is “I know you wanted to an hour ago, but do you still want to?” Consent is “I know you said I could touch you there, but do you want me to touch you there too?” ...
Not to do with Planned Parenthood specifically, but an incredible TED talk by Mechai Viravaidya about contraception, family planning, and sex education in Thailand from the 1970’s to present day. If you’re going to watch this on the TED website, I will warn you that some of the comments are incredibly xenophobic and hostile. Nevertheless there are some wonderful things to be learned...
Cervical Health Awareness Month: It's Not Just for... →
It took a village of people — including Planned... →
pplm: No further commentary necessary on this must-read “open letter” to Planned Parenthood from a mother in Austin, TX.
13-year-old self-aborts using pencil →
pro-choiceorfuckoff: The girl had no legal access to abortion in Pennsylvania, where her parents must consent. This is the direct consequence of anti-choice zealots: taking away what dignity, respect, and alternatives left were left to a 13 year old who is being controlled, manipulated, and raped by someone more than twice her age. Way to go “pro-lifers”, what an awesome accomplishment:...
March For Life Gets Mic-Checked →
Cecile Richards discusses the birth control... →
The language is cissexist since as we all know- women aren’t the only people who need access to birth control. Nevertheless, this is great news, and fuck yeah to the Obama administration for listening to the right people.
Sunglasses at Night: Since Roe... →
damegreywulf: From the Planned Parenthood Action Fund: “Today, we mark 39 years since Roe v. Wade. That’s 39 years since the courts recognized the right of women to make personal, private medical decisions, to control their bodies, their reproductive health, and their lives. We’ve come a long way. Since …
The Reluctant Mama: Can one be a mother and be... →
thereluctantmama: I do not see why these two things must be mutually exclusive. Why is it assumed that because I have completed a pregnancy that I am against another woman’s right to terminate her own if she so chooses? Yes, I am a mother. I choose to carry my pregnancy to term. That was my choice and I am glad I have the freedom to make that choice, but I am also glad that every woman has the...
Cervical Cancer is Preventable
myplannedparenthood: This morning, all about the cervix and HPV - our Medical Director, Dr. Sujatha Prabhakaran, writes on the importance of getting your pap tests and the cervical cancer vaccine in honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.
fuck yeah sex education: sexetc: Do you have... →
sexetc: Do you have questions about sex and sexuality? Ask our expert! It’s totally normal for teens to have questions about sex and sexuality. For over 18 years Sex, Etc. has given teens the honest and accurate sexual health information they want, need and deserve. Sex, Etc.… We provide Sex, Etc. magazines at my local Planned Parenthood for our education programs. Follow them!
Knowledge For a Political Teen Activist: Get Ready... →
liberalteens: Check out this story from: http://www.oursilverribbon.org By Leigh, Age 39, San Francisco Bay Area, CA When I was a young woman working and living on my own with no health insurance, Planned Parenthood was my primary care provider. During a routine Pap smear, precancerous cells were…
HPV Tumblr →
thesexuneducated: For anyone living with HPV, check this tumblr out. She blogs each day about her experience/feelings and answers questions! Another brave soul sharing in their experience of living with an STD. <3
We'll be short on food money for a while - Leila's... →
onlytowardschaos: bebinn: My son is 11 months old with a serious birth defect. He’s been in and out of intensive care for his whole life and has three or four doctor’s appointments every month. After he was born, I had to drop out of college and I lost my job because of all the appointments. My son’s medical care is covered by Medicaid, but it won’t cover my abortion. How can I...
Women Matter! →
Hey there, I love the blog! I’m currently a student in Washington State and I volunteer with Planned Parenthood as well. We are trying to gain a collection of images of people who support family planning and reproductive choice in our state to lobby our legislators. It would be amazing if you could post about the tumblr Thanks so much!!
Taxpayer-Funded ‘Crisis Pregnancy Centers’ Tell... →
stfuconservatives: propaganda-for-life: Slightly old, but still always relevant. Fun fact: “crisis pregnancy centers” (CPCs) collected over $30 million in taxpayer dollars between 2001 and 2005. A random investigation of 23 CPCs found that 20 of them were intentionally misinforming patients. Your tax dollars at work! -Jess But taxpayer dollars funding actual and potentially life-saving...
[Abstinence-only sex ed curricula] rely on offensive, sexist stereotypes about...– Did Abstinence-Only Ideology Create a Bully Generation? (via sparkamovement)
fuck yeah sex education: Associated Risks of... →
reprohealthdaily: While chlamydia can be symptom-free, it’s important to remember that discomfort isn’t the only effect of a sexually transmitted infection. Here are some other risks of chlamydia to keep in mind and can remind us why it’s important to get tested! If untreated,… It’s important to treat infections as early as you can, but don’t expect to experience symptoms....
fuck yeah sex education: thesexuneducated:... →
thesexuneducated: arroway: 15 Interesting Things About Vaginas and the ‘surrounding landscape’ republicoflabia: It’s amazing how much misinformation is out there about the vagina, and the entire vulva in general. Given how fascinated our society is with the “female” body,…