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Posted by Eleanore Taft |
Four Planned Parenthood clinics close in Iowa

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland announced this week they will close clinics in the Quad Cities, Burlington, Keokuk and Sioux City as a result of funding cuts passed by the...

Posted by Akwi Nji |
Planned Parenthood and Raygun raise the B.A.R. with a packed house

Mike Draper, founder and CEO of Raygun, along with Suzanna de Baca, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, teamed up to pull off the largest Planned Parenthood...

Posted by Carly Matthew |
IUDs take on new urgency in the Trump era

Convenience, effectiveness and cost: all reasons women often choose intrauterine devices, IUDs, as long-term birth control. But this year, one additional incentive has been added to the list: uncertainty surrounding...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor |
Author, activist Lindy West partners with Emma Goldman Clinic for annual fundraiser

Photo by Jenny Jimenez via Lindy West Emma Goldman Clinic Choice Fundraiser The Englert — Friday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. On Thursday, Jan. 5, House Speaker Paul Ryan made...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell |
School vouchers, wages, collective bargaining and other issues on the minds of Iowa legislators

Rep. Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) took the oath of office after being re-elected as house speaker. -- photo by Lauren Shotwell As the Iowa Legislature opened for business on Monday,...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell |
Transcare program coming to Cedar Rapids Planned Parenthood

The Cedar Rapids Planned Parenthood Health Center, shown Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. -- photo by Lauren Shotwell Starting in January, the Cedar Rapids Planned Parenthood Health Center (3425 1st Ave....

Posted by Lauren Shotwell |
Planned Parenthood president on presidential election: ‘Nothing is more important in the next 34 days’

Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, speaks to a crowd at a Hillary Clinton campaign event in Iowa City on Oct 5, 2016. -- photo by Lauren Shotwell Cecile Richards,...

Posted by Gemma de Choisy |
Iowa ban on telemedical abortions declared unconstitutional

The Supreme Court of Iowa unanimously ruled last Friday to strike down a state-wide ban on so-called webcam abortions. The court’s decision in...

Posted by Adam Burke |
International Women’s Day screening features documentary, ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’

On International Women’s Day, this Sunday, Mar. 8, FilmScene will screen Mary Dore’s historical documentary, She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, which traces...

The Mill
Posted by Jacob Petterson |
New feminist performance troupe to debut this weekend at The Mill

Sip beer and enjoy a ragtag troupe of feminist performers this Saturday, Feb. 21 at 8:30 p.m. at The Mill, as the Canaries stage their very first show...