We’ll be participating in the Unite Women rallies in St. Petersburg and Punta Gorda tomorrow to say “enough is enough” in the ongoing war on women. Susan Sarandon says you should come rally with us - check out this funny video she made! Go to www.UniteWomen.org to find a rally near you.
How FAPPA killed 9 anti-choice bills this past legislative session
In 2011, the Florida State Legislature filed 18 anti-choice bills, five of which passed. This legislative session they filed nine anti-choice bills, along with one anti-choice resolution honoring Crisis Pregnancy Centers by commemorating January 2012 as “Pregnancy Resource Center Month.” This legislative session, our statewide office, the Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates, spearheaded efforts resulting in the defeat of all all nine bills. Are you wondering how? Read HERE.
“Two weeks ago, a bomb went off outside a Wisconsin abortion center. In recent years, several states have passed or tried to pass laws requiring women seeking legal, constitutionally protected procedures to first undergo medical examinations. A young woman has been called a slut after testifying…
Myth: IUD birth control is not safe for adolescents.
I love this myth! I’ve always wanted an IUD and recently been discussing it with a friend who has one, as well am in a position as far as my relationship health goes to have safe condom-free sex. IUD’s are both a safe and incredibly…
#Birthcontrol should never be a controversial issue. It’s a simple right to choose when and if you’d like to plan a family and how you’d like your future to look. Melinda Gates addresses this issue eloquently and intelligently at TEDxChange. Worth the watch.
Previously disqualified contestant, Jenna Talakova, will be allowed back into the international pageant according to a statement released late last night by the Miss Universe Organization.
In the statement, the Miss Universe Organization said Ms. Talackova can compete, provided “she meets the legal gender recognition requirements of Canada, and the standards established by other international competitions.” The statement, however, did not elaborate on what the requirements were.
“A girlfriend and I recently wondered what would be more mortifying: having to tell her male employer she needed birth control to mitigate a heavy flow or just bleeding all over herself in the office?”—Elizabeth Banks on the the movement to restrict access to birth control. (via everlovin)