Posts tagged "planned parenthood"

The Daily Squeeze: Black-Footed Ferrets, Sex Ed Videos, Sports Fans, And Yigal Azroul Condoms

Two black-footed ferrets at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo gave birth to “kits” (baby ferrets). The really interesting part of this story is that the kits fathers are both dead — one died in 1999 and the other in 2000. Since the species is endangered, the female ferrets were artificially inseminated with frozen semen from the…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 3, 2008

Quickies!

Fans of The Dark Knight, which made an estimated $155.3 million in its opening weekend, are just as insane as the Joker. [Candy Kirby]
Writer Erin Mantz steps into the world of a suburban swingers club, to do research, of course. [Tango]
Sure, spreading office gossip may feel therapeutic at first, but the guilt ca…

By: Annika Harris / July 21, 2008

South Dakota Sustains Guilt-Tripping Abortion Law

In a recent court decision, South Dakota will enforce a law that forces doctors into guilt-tripping their patients before performing an abortion. As if making the decision isn’t hard enough, now the government requires doctors to read an statement to women that says an abortion will “terminate the life of a whole, separate, unique, living…

By: Simcha / July 11, 2008

Planned Parenthood: Loaded And Growing

Planned Parenthood had an annual revenue of more than $1 billion last year (note that this is revenue, not profit), raised various ways, including through payments by more affluent patients (PP charges on a sliding scale), private insurance, sales of candles, jewelry, and condoms, and federal funding. The organization is expanding, and moving into more…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 23, 2008

Hoo-Ha, That Was Funny!

Sex and sketch comedy go together like penis and vagina. And the good people at Planned Parenthood of Portland, Oregon get both apparently. While the health videos we watched in high school were dull, outdated, and often gross, their take on taking care of down there features cool hotties and is laugh out loud awesome.

By: Simcha / April 28, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Stealing Bras, Stylish Condoms, and Everyday Corsets

There’s a new condom with a cutesy name in town. Proper Attire condoms, which are “Required for Entry” were inspired by the world of fashion—from the name and female-focused packaging to the fig-leaf logo (“clothing in its most primitive form,” according to the brand manager). The condoms will soon be available in boutiques, chic hotels,…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 18, 2008
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