Posts tagged "planned parenthood"

Bunny In A Blender: Anti-Abortion Group’s New Scare Tactic

Anti-abortion group The American Life League has released a new video in support of Congress defunding Planned Parenthood and it wants you to think that a doctor scraping…

Jessica Wakeman | March 3, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Girl Talk: Why I Stand With Planned Parenthood

This is not a story of how abortion is right or wrong. Nor is it about what other people are doing with their bodies, or what I think about that…

Angela Tung | March 3, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Politician Says Planned Parenthood Is “Invested In Promiscuity”

Some politicians are more concerned with your naughty bits than, oh, children from the wealthiest nation in the world who go to bed hungry and American soldiers being…

Jessica Wakeman | March 2, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Anti-Abortion Foes Target Blacks With “Dangerous Womb” Billboards

The anti-abortion movement tries many tactics — guilt, misinformation, assuring women they’re smart and capable enough, more guilt — but one of the latest permutations has been framing abortion as…

Jessica Wakeman | February 23, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Rep. Jackie Speier, Who Revealed Her Abortion On House Floor, Is Our Hero

Forget Ah-nold: this to me is what a hero is. While debating whether or not to de-fund Planned Parenthood (which passed 240-185) because the organization offers abortion services,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 18, 2011 - 5:40 pm

House Of Representatives Votes To De-fund Planned Parenthood

FUDGE. The House of Representatives voted 240-185 to block federal aid from Planned Parenthood.

According to The Washington Post, the pols are taking particular aim at funding through…

Jessica Wakeman | February 18, 2011 - 5:20 pm

How To Stop Women From Having Sex

“To give [anti-abortion] campaigners more time to enjoy life instead of making stunt videos that have no point, here is a cut-out-and-keep list on how to stop women having sex,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 10, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: The House Takes Aim At Planned Parenthood

Republicans in the House of Representatives have proposed in a draft of a bill that $327 million be cut in funding for Planned Parenthood. The funding does not go…

Jessica Wakeman | February 9, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Planned Parenthood Fires Employee Caught In Sting Video

Planned Parenthood has fired the employee who was caught in a sting video by anti-abortion group Live Action. “The behavior we saw in the videotape was egregious and repugnant,”

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Anti-Abortion Extremists Try To Trick Planned Parenthood In A Fake Sex-Trafficking Sting

Another day, another story about abortion rights that will make you want to vomit. Yesterday, anti-abortion activist Live Action released an edited video of “sting operations” at Planned Parenthood, which…

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Frisky Q&A: Gloria Feldt, Author Of “No Excuses,” On Women And Power

Growing up in rural Texas, Gloria Feldt became pregnant at age 15 in the 1950s. The birth control pill did not exist and abortion was illegal; it was a time…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2010 - 5:00 pm

This Is The Abortion Ad British Pro-Lifers Got So Upset About

Marie Stopes International, a women’s reproductive health care organization in Britain that is similar to America’s Planned Parenthood, ran a commercial on British TV on Monday night that…

Jessica Wakeman | May 25, 2010 - 7:40 pm

20-Year-Old Lila Rose Emerges As Anti-Abortion Crusader

After using clandestine tactics to investigate Planned Parenthood, Lila Rose, 20, has become known as an anti-abortion crusader. She staged her own sting at the clinics to prove her claim…

Annika Harris | May 28, 2009 - 4:45 pm

Nobody Messes With Judy Blume

This week, Planned Parenthood’s mailing list included an email from Judy Blume. Here’s a snippet:If you are the daughter whose mom had the guts to give you the answers to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 7, 2009 - 12:45 pm

Planned Parenthood Is The New Target When It Comes To Designer Collaborations

Up-and-coming designers doing collaborations with Target is becoming too predictable a path to success. Instead, an alternate way to gain name recognition and visibility is to design a line of…

Catherine Strawn | February 16, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Planned Parenthood’s Gift Certificates Cause Controversy

Not sure what to get one of your best girlfriends or a female in your family for a gift this holiday season? How about a gift certificate to Planned Parenthood…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 5, 2008 - 6:30 pm

Quickies!: Happy Holidays! Have A Free Pap Smear!

Happy Holidays from Planned Parenthood! The organization is giving away free women’s health services. [College Candy]
A flowchart to losing your virginity. [Holy Taco]
Jamie Lynn Spears had lipo during…

Leigh Raines | December 4, 2008 - 10:00 pm

This Day In History: The Country’s First Birth Control Clinic

On October 16, 1916, Margaret Sanger opened the nation’s first family planning clinic in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Women waited on line to get information on birth control. Nine days later Sanger…

Annika Harris | October 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Planned Parenthood Talks To Teens, Gets Adult Haters

Teenage pregnancy is trendier than metrosexual manscaping. From celebs like Jamie Lynn Spears to preggers Bristol Palin, the 17-year-old daughter of the Republican VP hopeful, baby bumps on babies are…

Simcha | September 3, 2008 - 7:00 pm

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 –…

Catherine Strawn | September 3, 2008 - 12:30 pm
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