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Komen Is Just the Latest Round in the Anti-Choice Game of Chess

Komen Is Just the Latest Round in the Anti-Choice Game of Chess

by Akiba Solomon on February 9 2012, 10:43AM

And poor women and women of color remain the pawns who get sacrificed.

Topics: Gender, Gender & Sexuality, Health, Planned Parenthood

Should I Continue Supporting Komen? Here's How To Find Out

Should I Continue Supporting Komen? Here’s How To Find Out

by Kavita Das on February 8 2012, 9:22AM

With the dust settling on the Komen for the Cure controversy, Colorlines.com readers have asked, What do I do now? A former Komen program director and permanent women’s health advocate offers some next steps.

Topics: Health

Karen Handel Resigns From Komen Foundation

Karen Handel Resigns From Komen Foundation

by Jorge Rivas on February 7 2012, 10:58AM

Karen Handel just announced her resignation as a senior vice president for public policy of Susan G. Komen for the Cure on Tuesday morning.

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Komen Founder in 2010 Memoir: Dropping Planned Parenthood Would Be

Komen Founder in 2010 Memoir: Dropping Planned Parenthood Would Be “Turning Our Backs” On Poor Women

by Jorge Rivas on February 6 2012, 4:26PM

Just two years ago Komen for the Cure founder Nancy Brinker wrote that cutting funding to Planned Parenthood would be turning “our backs on these women.”

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Turns Out Komen Vice Pres. Karen Handel is Anti-Gay Everything

Turns Out Komen Vice Pres. Karen Handel is Anti-Gay Everything

by Jorge Rivas on February 6 2012, 10:25AM

Komen for the Cure Vice President Karen Handel is against civil unions, adoptions, and benefits for same sex couples.

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Pres. Thanks Internet for Elevating Importance of Cancer Prevention for Women in Need

by Jorge Rivas on February 3 2012, 12:22PM

“Planned Parenthood thanks each and every person who has contributed to elevating the importance of breast cancer prevention for so many women in need.”

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Collection of 'Planned Parenthood Saved Me' Stories on Tumblr

Collection of ‘Planned Parenthood Saved Me’ Stories on Tumblr

by Jorge Rivas on February 3 2012, 12:10PM

Check out this Tumblr that includes stories submitted by “women whose lives were saved or changed because they had access to affordable healthcare like cancer screenings though Planned Parenthood.”

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Komen's Sorry, Planned Parenthood 'Probably Eligible' For Funds

Komen’s Sorry, Planned Parenthood ‘Probably Eligible’ For Funds

by Jorge Rivas on February 3 2012, 11:07AM

Brinker said the entire Komen drops Planned Parenthood controversy is a “mischaracterization” because they “still have three grants they are committed to at least another year through the end of the grant cycle.”

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Komen Official Resigns, Site Hacked, Planned Parenthood Surges

Komen Official Resigns, Site Hacked, Planned Parenthood Surges

by Jorge Rivas on February 2 2012, 12:38PM

The hackers re-designed a Komen banner ad that promoted its marathon to read “Help us run over poor women on our way to the bank.”

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Why Komen's Decision to Pull Funding Is So Deadly [Infographic]

Why Komen’s Decision to Pull Funding Is So Deadly [Infographic]

by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2012, 2:21PM

African-American women are more likely than all other women to die from breast cancer.

Topics: Health, /NOW

The Tragic, Craven Undoing of Susan G. Komen for the Cure's Noble Mission

The Tragic, Craven Undoing of Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s Noble Mission

by Akiba Solomon on February 1 2012, 10:01AM

Whether they like it or not, defunding Planned Parenthood’s breast health programs makes Susan G. Komen Foundation look anti-choice. And of course, poor women of color will suffer most.

Topics: Gender, Gender & Sexuality, Health, Planned Parenthood

Anti Choicers Pressure Pink Ribbon Organization to Nix Breast Exams for Poor Women

by Jorge Rivas on January 31 2012, 6:58PM

The nation’s largest and best-funded breast cancer organization in the US., Susan G. Komen for the Cure, will cutoff grants made to Planned Parenthood that were mostly used for breast exams.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health, /NOW

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