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RECLAIM and the National Institute for Reproductive Health Applaud Introduction of Bill to Guarantee Fundamental Right to Abortion Care in Michigan

2019-11-08T17:12:18-05:00October 29th, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH, Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2019 Contact: Lara Chelian, [email protected], 734-713-0548 Contact: Julien Martinez, [email protected], 347-229-2517 As Supreme Court takes aim at Roe v. Wade, Gov. Whitmer supports passage of Reproductive Health Act to repeal dozens of unconstitutional state abortion laws LANSING, MI – Today, the Michigan State Legislature introduced legislation to fully guarantee every [...]

Combating Misinformation, Advancing Proactive Policies in Illinois & Vermont

2019-11-08T17:34:46-05:00July 25th, 2019|Advocacy Campaigns, Impact, Proactive Policy on Abortion Access, Uncategorized|

In 2019 Illinois and Vermont passed bold legislation that protects and enshrines the right to reproductive health care. NIRH launched digital campaigns in Illinois and Vermont to celebrate this groundbreaking legislation and to guard against potential backlash by promoting accurate information about the laws.

NIRH Applauds Nevada Legislators for Choosing to “Trust Nevada Women”

2019-06-19T16:46:24-05:00May 31st, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH, Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2019 Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected] As Fight for Reproductive Freedom Escalates, Nevada Passes the Trust Nevada Women Act to Eliminate Harmful Restrictions on Abortion Access NEVADA – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement hailing passage of legislation in Nevada today eliminating outdated and onerous [...]

NIRH Applauds Governor Cuomo For Swiftly Signing And Enacting Reproductive Health Act

2019-01-22T20:58:26-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH, Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2019 Contact: Stephanie Reichin, [email protected], 617.549.3745 New law enshrines Roe v Wade into state law 46 years after landmark decision, protecting reproductive rights and abortion access at the state level, setting precedent for states around the country to act New York – On the 46th Anniversary of Roe v Wade, Governor Andrew [...]

NIRH Condemns Partisan Votes on Reproductive Health Act and Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act

2018-06-06T22:36:38-05:00June 6th, 2018|Press Releases: NIRH, Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2018 Contact: Noah Gardy E: [email protected] C: (201) 218-6310 The following is a statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) President Andrea Miller New York – Today, Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health, released the following statement reacting to Senate Republicans’ refusal to allow amendments that would bring [...]

Empowering LGBT Youth as Advocates in Central Pennsylvania

2019-06-19T16:46:36-05:00October 5th, 2017|Comprehensive Sexuality Education, Impact, Uncategorized, Youth Initiatives|

Far too often, LGBT youth are overlooked in the development and delivery of sexuality education programs, with the result that they lack the information and tools they need to make healthy, informed decisions about their sexuality and reproductive health. In 2017, NIRH partnered with the Family Health Council of Central Pennsylvania and the LGBT Center [...]

Sepcial Events and Development Manager

2019-06-19T16:46:43-05:00January 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The National Institute for Reproductive Health (www.nirhealth.org) works to increase access to reproductive health care by changing public policy, galvanizing public support, and normalizing women’s decisions to have abortions and use contraception. Since 2008, the National Institute has partnered with more than 120 organizations in 37 states and 48 localities, providing strategic guidance, hands-on support, [...]

Gay Blood

2019-06-19T16:46:55-05:00April 24th, 2012|Civil rights, TORCH, Uncategorized|

By Morgan Every year since my sixteenth birthday, I have donated blood at my school’s annual blood drive. Each time I donate blood, I have to fill out an extensive questionnaire which requires donors to divulge personal information about their sex lives- their gay male sex lives, in particular. It is made very clear by [...]

Less Sex, More Reality of Your Cause

2019-06-19T16:46:57-05:00January 11th, 2012|Sexism, TORCH, Uncategorized|

By Sheniece Recently I saw an advertisement with Angela Simmons and was confused by the message they were trying to portray. The only thing that was running through my mind was how nice her body looked. It turns out that the ad was about becoming a vegetarian and was sponsored by PETA. I noticed that [...]