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Jun 08

Pride Month: Marsha P. Johnson

 The Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in New York City, is the first LGBT National Historic Landmark in American history, however the battle for LGBT rights in that part of town has gone on for much longer. In 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, arrested patrons who were known to be LGBT on questionable charges…

Jun 05

New Patient Ed Materials!

We are excited to announce that our brand-new fact sheet, “Birth Control Across the Gender Spectrum,” is now available on our website and in our store. This patient education tool covers a comprehensive list of birth control options for folks of varied gender experiences, particularly for people taking gender-affirming hormones like testosterone. This is the…

May 29

Network Update: We’re Having a Busy Spring!

The Reproductive Health Access Network- our community of 2,000 clinicians who work locally and nationally to expand access to abortion, contraception, and miscarriage care- continues to grow by leaps and bounds. In April, we were able to participate in three exciting events that reminded us how much the Network has evolved since its inception in…

May 25

AAPI Heritage Month: Judy Chu

“We are sick and tired of Republicans’ relentless attacks on every aspect of people’s private lives. This proposed rule demonstrates a callous disregard for the wellbeing of American women and families. From pushing an ideological abstinence-only agenda and denying low-income families access to contraceptives, to completely ignoring the rule of law and precedents established under…

May 18

AAPI Heritage Month: Mary Chung Hayashi

Mary Hayashi saw a wide gap existing between Asian-Americans, healthcare and policy and sought to close it. She was voted to the California State Assembly in 2006 and represented the 18th Assembly District. As a fierce healthcare advocate, she authored multiple bills to ensure that the population of California was able to access the healthcare…

May 15

From Abortion Rights to Social Justice

On the weekend of April 14, Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) team members (staff, fellows, and interns) attended the 37th annual  From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom Conference at Hampshire College. The conference aims to “…inspire, educate, train and support new activists and leadership to secure reproductive and sexual rights, freedom,…

May 11

AAPI Heritage Month: Lisa Factora-Borchers

“Reproductive Justice has so many ports to enter and participate, and now more than ever, it is imperative for people of all genders and backgrounds to have access to and advocate for reproductive health care for all. My work focuses specifically on working with and advocating for women of color, particularly survivors of sexual abuse,…

May 08

We’re Hiring!

The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) is seeking a full-time Development Officer, Program Manager, and Operations Associate to join our team this summer! Supporting the work of a small but busy organization, these positions will play a key role in ensuring that the Reproductive Health Access Project meets its short and long-term strategic goals. These…