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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and Planned Parenthood of Greater New York is here to give you the facts. Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer that affects one or both of your ovaries and usually occurs later in life. It can be hard to find sometimes, but treatment is available, and we’re here for you.  

Sept. 19, 2023


Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) proudly stands in solidarity with asylum seekers across our state and stands against xenophobia and racism lodged at migrant communities. Living and raising children in safe and healthy communities is reproductive justice – and when marginalized communities are attacked and ostracized, this is a violation of safety and bodily autonomy.  

June 1, 2023

What You Need to Know About the Latest Attack on Abortion Care: The Mifepristone Abortion Pill

In yet another attack on abortion care, a federal judge in Texas ruled in favor of anti-abortion organizations suing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The lawsuit challenges the FDA’s approval of mifepristone — also known as mife, one of two medications used in medication abortions. 

April 13, 2023

The 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade 

Sunday, January 22nd, is the 50th anniversary of the passage of Roe v. Wade. It should be a time for celebration. Instead, it's a reminder of what we’ve lost.  

Federal abortion rights established by Roe v. Wade 50 years ago were stolen from us last June. The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe opened the floodgates to allow states across the country to ban abortion and acutely worsened our existing national health equity crisis. 

Jan. 20, 2023

Project Street Beat's Latest HIV Initiative is Named After one of the Most Influential Figures in its 35 Year History 

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York’s new fully integrated HIV health care and harm reduction program, The Daphne Hazel Achievement Project, honors the legacy of the person who shaped PSB’s traditions and values more than two decades ago. Daphne S. Hazel, Project Street Beat’s former Vice President was known among patients and colleagues alike to go above and beyond the call of duty to improve health outcomes for people living with HIV and at high risk of HIV infection by tending to their physical, emotional, social, and economic well-being. 

Dec. 1, 2022

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Names Health Care Leader and Abortion Access Advocate, Wendy Stark, as President & CEO

Today, Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) announced its new President & CEO: health care leader and advocate Wendy Stark.

Aug. 2, 2022