Posts tagged "planned parenthood"

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


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…

Annika Harris | July 21, 2008 - 9:00 pm

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,…

Simcha | July 11, 2008 - 5:30 pm

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…

Catherine Strawn | June 23, 2008 - 2:30 pm

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…

Simcha | April 28, 2008 - 7:00 pm

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…

Catherine Strawn | January 18, 2008 - 3:00 pm
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