When Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky announced that its Louisville Health Center would resume providing abortion services this past March, there was much fanfare and focus on the clinic, which included protestors.
For decades, we’ve fought for youth to have access to the crucial sexual and reproductive health information they need to make the best decisions about their own bodies and lives – we’ve also pioneered the best ways to bring that information to them.
As we reflect on the month of June, we want to take a moment to uplift the celebration of Pride. Pride is a joyful celebration of the lived possibility of being our full selves out loud and the grief at what – and who - it has cost us to get even this far.
Planned Parenthood is proud to provide care, no matter what. This includes providing services in politically conservative areas where local elected officials spread their own narrative about a lack of community support for the services we provide.
Black Women, Black transgender people, and Black families have all suffered from us not openly and unapologetically condemning a justice system where Black people are over-policed, over-incarcerated, and killed right before our eyes.
We celebrated National Women's Health Week - a week-long health observance led by the U.S. Department of Health – from May 10th to May 17th. It’s an important reminder that women’s health hasn’t always been valued or even considered in the past, and it’s a reminder to make your health a priority today. Especially now.
Betty led Planned Parenthood’s work in Indiana for 15 years.Betty was a fierce advocate for reproductive rights and abortion access, taking every opportunity to educate and inform people about Planned Parenthood. She fought tirelessly to make emergency contraception available over the counter, ensuring people in Indiana and Kentucky could use Medicaid for reproductive health services.
Georgetown Health Center is one of four Indianapolis Planned Parenthood locations. The teamwork, dedication, and support of their staff, patients and community are perfect examples of how our mission positively impacts people for the better.
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