3:15 pm, June 6th | by Grace Rasmus
Susan G. Komen for the Cure has cancelled half of its 2014 races. Is the lasting backlash from the Planned Parenthood controversy to blame?
4:30 pm, November 13th | by Diana Gerstacker
Fierce female singer Pink has taken on a new battle. Typically known for addressing issues of self image and confidence, Pink is now bringing attention to another cause: curing breast cancer. Last night, Pink performed at the Power of Pink Benefit to raise money to fight the disease.
Planned Parenthood Takes High Road Amid Women’s Issues Controversies, Starts Breast Health Initiative
6:30 pm, August 21st | by Laura Donovan
We’ve witnessed a handful of unforgettable women-related controversies this year. Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh lashed out at a law student for supporting low-cost birth control, political commentator Hilary Rosen questioned whether mother of five Ann Romney has ever really worked before, and the latest offense comes from Rep. Todd Akin, who made the egregious mistake of suggesting that rape victims do not get pregnant because the body shuts down when sexually assaulted. I can’t decide whether Limbaugh or Akin was worse, but rather than stew in resentment over the idiocy going on right now, I’m going to applaud Planned Parenthood’s new Breast Health Initiative, which “will give more women access to lifesaving screenings, diagnostic services, and educational resources.”