Deciding to have an abortion is a difficult decision to begin with – but what happens to the women who are turned away from planned parenthood? Well, unsurprisingly, things get a lot more difficult. The New York Times has a … More
Topic: Planned Parenthood
After years of tireless service to the women’s rights movement, it would seem that the term “pro choice” has outlasted its effectiveness. At least, according to its former BFF, Planned Parenthood, which is now seeking to distance itself from the term. “It’s a complicated topic and one in which labels don’t reflect the complexity,” said PP president Cecile Richards at a recent press conference. More
If you’re for reproductive rights, this video will give you chills in a good way. More
Last year, the Texan legislature slashed family-planning funding from $111.5 million to $37.9 million. These cuts deeply impacted Planned Parenthood clinics. Defenders of the cuts claim that women have many other options, and don’t require Planned Parenthood clinics (despite the fact that Texas has the highest rate of uninsured women in the country). RealityCheck reporter Andrea Grimes made some calls to see what other options Texan women have, and she will explain it better than I can. More
Like most people, I grew up somewhat sheltered when it came to my political leanings. More
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You’ve probably been hearing a bit about the Susan G. Komen Foundation this past week. Specifically, their politically motivated decision to stop funding cancer screenings at Planned Parenthood centers nationwide. There’s a lot of info to process, so I thought it might be helpful to pull together a summary of what’s happened so far. More
So, I learned some stuff today!
Look at how nice she looks in her hat. More
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Remember that congressman who resigned over his Craigslist personals ad? Well, it turns out it might not just have been women he was hunting for… – Gawker
This couple’s cartoon wedding included such spectacular moments as the bride, who was Jessica Rabbit, walking down the aisle to the tune of the Star Wars theme. Now THAT’S dedication. – The Daily Mail
Notable: all the upheaval concerning Planned Parenthood and reproductive health. This has been all over the news recently; check this out and stay informed. – College Candy
A woman in Beijing posted a nude video of her 26-year-old daughter on the internet. Arranged marriage superplan? Or icky pimping-out of offspring? – Nerve
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Once upon a time there was a Roman named Valentine who was beaten to death with clubs. We now commemorate this event by consuming large amounts of chocolate. – HowAboutWe
The new Spider-Man costume is doing wonders for Andrew Garfield. – Socialite Life
How do guys and girls learn about sex differently? Girls chat with each other. Guys watch porn. But these two methods may not be as mutually exclusive as it might seem. – The College Crush
Remember back when there was all that hullabaloo over pharmacists refusing to dispense birth control and emergency contraception? And then remember when health care providers were allowed to not perform abortions because it went against their religious beliefs? Well, it … More