Archive for reproductive rights

Planned Parenthood schools Tim Tebow

Posted in Uncategorized, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 4, 2010 by Chase

Trust women. How simple is that? Beautifully done, Planned Parenthood

Side note: What do people talk about leading up to the Super Bowl? Commercials. What do they talk about leading up to the Rugby World Cup? Fuckin’ Rugby. I rest my case.

PSA: Not My Tax Dollars

Posted in Legal, Medical, News, Politics and Sex, Sex Ed, Stuff to do, Videos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on January 16, 2010 by Chase

From the Center for Reproductive Rights and featuring Jay Smooth, who video blogs at Ill Doctrine and has helped us out in the past with other informative videos, such as: 

A Layman’s Guide to “No Homo”

and…

How to Tell Someone They Sound Racist

Senators kill Anti-Abortion Amendment

Posted in Legal, Medical, News, Politics and Sex with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on December 9, 2009 by Chase

(Photo via TMC.net)

The Stupak Amendment in the health care reform bill that was passed by the House of Representatives would have represented a major blow to the accessibility of abortion services in America.

Yesterday it’s incarnation in the Senate, sponsored by Sen. Ben Nelson (D) and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R), was tabled by a vote of 54-45. Outspoken opponents of the amendment included both Senators from California,  Sen. Barbara Boxer (D) and Dianne Feinstein (D). Regardless of what does make it through to the final bill, at least we dodged a bullet on this one. Read more

Why she escorts, brought to you by Scarleteen

Posted in Activism, Politics and Sex with tags , , , , , , on November 24, 2009 by girlonpiano

“I’m a volunteer with the clinic. We have some protesters out front who will try to shout at you. They don’t know why you’re here, but they’re going to shout at you anyway. You don’t have to listen to them. I can just walk alongside and keep myself between them and you. I’m sorry you have to deal with this today.”

Their fear is why I escort. Their gratitude is why I keep coming back.”

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