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State-By-State Strategy Wielded to Defund Planned Parenthood

POLITICS | By David Crary | Mar 29
Though congressional Republicans' bid to defund Planned Parenthood was vetoed by President Barack Obama, anti-abortion activists and politicians are achieving a growing portion of their goal with an aggressive state-by-state strategy.

Group: Ruling May Leave Louisiana with 1 Abortion Clinic

NATIONAL | By Cain Burdeau | Feb 28
Abortion services in Louisiana will be restricted to one clinic in New Orleans unless the U.S. Supreme Court reverses an appellate court ruling, an abortion rights group said.

Kansas Cutting Off Medicaid Funds for Planned Parenthood

POLITICS | By John Hanna | Jan 13
Kansas will prevent Planned Parenthood from receiving any funds through its Medicaid program, Gov. Sam Brownback announced Tuesday in a State of the State address.

Judge Orders Utah to Keep Cash Flowing to Planned Parenthood

NATIONAL | By Michelle L. Price | Oct 17
A federal judge ordered Utah to keep sending money to the local arm of Planned Parenthood on Thursday amid a lawsuit over the governor's decision to defund the organization_at least for now.

Award-Winning Actors, Directors Discuss Sexual Violence at 'Nirbhaya'

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 27
The electrifying new docudrama "Nirbhaya" made its North American premiere at Culture Project's Lynn Redgrave Theater, complete with a series of talkbacks.

MPTs Protect Women from HIV, STIs and Unplanned Pregnancies

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 24
Researchers at CAMI Health, led by coordinator Dr. Bethany Young Holt, are searching for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies to protect against HIV, STIs and pregnancy.

'Red Flamboyant' Looks at Vietnamese Women with HIV/AIDS

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 21
Performances begin on April 24 for the world premiere production of Don Nguyen's "Red Flamboyant," based on the true story of a small group of women living with HIV/AIDS.

Women Whip Out Their Tits -- For Feminism!?

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 7
In solidarity with an Icelandic high-schooler mocked for her online nip slip, women across the world are going topless -- for feminism!

HIV Still a Huge Issue for Women, Says Dr. Susan Blumenthal

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 6
Dr. Susan Blumenthal says that we need to do better to address HIV infections among women, here in the U.S. and around the world.

On National LGBT Health Awareness Week, Inequality Persists

It's National LGBT Health Awareness Week, but inequalities in health care still persist, say Cindy Leiffer, MSN, NP.

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