Friday, May 25, 2007

"Let's Talk About Sex! (If You're Into that Sort of Thing)"

"Let's Talk About Sex! (If You're Into that Sort of Thing)"

A bold and brazen discussion with three writers who know their stuff. Jessica Valenti, founder of the popular blog and author of "Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters," Amber Madison, author of "Hooking Up: A Girl's Guide to All to Sex and Sexuality," and Mikhaela Reid, political cartoonist and author of "Attack of the 50-Foot Mikhaela" talk about what's good, what's bad, and what's just plain weird about being young and sexual in today's America.

It's Friday, June 22, 7-8:30 pm at Think Coffee on Mercer

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Hot event!

The Guttmacher Institute Invites You to Attend




An Evening to Promote Safe Sex

Thursday, June 7, 6:30 pm

Guttmacher Institute

120 Wall Street, 21st Floor


Food Wine and BeerLive MusicPrivate TerraceRaffle Free Giveaways

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Haven Needs Hosts

The amazing organization of Haven needs new hosts for the summer. Check out their website for more information -

Free Informational Session at Choices in Childbirth

May Topic: Comfort measures during labor and delivery: what are your options? Epidural? Relaxation? Water? Acupressure? Visualization?
Vocalization? ....And much more!

Date: Wednesday, May 30th, 2007, 6:30-8:30PM

Meeting location: 441 Lexington Avenue, entrance on 44th Street (across from Grand Central Station), 19th floor, NYC

Guest speakers: Sarah E. Rivkin, MS, LAc, Dipl. OM.; Denise Spatafora, founder of Bornclear; Marcy Perlman Tardio, CNM, and 3 mothers who will talk about their individual choice and experience.

Sunday, May 6, 2007

Benefit Event - "The Struggle for Birth Control and Abortion Rights: Past and Present"

"The Struggle for Birth Control and Abortion Rights: Past and Present"

At this benefit event, film will be utilized to discuss the history of the fight for reproductive rights in the U.S. First released in 1972, we will screen "It Happens to Us," which remains a classic plea for legal abortion, followed by clips of today's feminist movement in action.

Date: Wednesday May 23rd 7PM
Cost: $10 to Benefit the Women's Liberation Birth Control Project

Location: Monkey Town 58 N 3rd St (btw. Kent & Wythe) Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Take L to Bedford St Stop.

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When Amalie Rothschild made the film "It Happens to Us" in 1972, the women's liberation movement was on the march. In 1970 NY became the first state to legalize abortion and in 1973 the Supreme Court followed suit by making abortion legal nation wide. Thirty-five years later, the movement continues to fight for a woman's right to control her own body. The Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 to uphold the Federal Abortion Ban, a law that restricts a safe and necessary abortion
procedure. With the right wing chipping away at Roe v. Wade, it is imperative that women respond.

As part of our efforts to raise consciousness and gain momentum in the movement for reproductive freedom, we will screen "It Happens to Us," which shows women testifying about their abortions, both legal and illegal, followed by video clips of today's feminist movement in action.

Proceeds will benefit The Women's Liberation Birth Control Project, an organization that fights for justice for women, including our rights to birth control and abortion.

The Birth Control Project is at the forefront of the fight to make the Morning-After Pill over-the-counter. Our members have held sit-ins, speak-outs and rallies, and are even suing the FDA to make the Morning-After Pill over-the-counter for all women, regardless of age.

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