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The Komen, Planned Parenthood Fallout Officially Got Ugly: Report

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

DALLAS (AP) — Susan G. Komen for the Cure saw a 22 percent drop in contributions in the year following the controversy over its decision, quickly re...

New Komen Breast Cancer Charity CEO Replaces Brinker

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 08.17.2013 | Impact

DALLAS — Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Monday that a physician with a long career in health policy and research will become the breast c...

Komen Cuts 7 U.S. Charity Races

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact

DALLAS — Susan G. Komen for the Cure is canceling half of its three-day charity walks next year because of a drop in participation levels, a spo...

Komen Cancels 7 U.S. Charity Walks

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact

(Adds details about the organization) By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS, June 4 (Reuters) - Breast cancer charity Susan G. Kom...

New Planned Parenthood Project Funded By Donations In Wake Of Komen Flap

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 08.23.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains announced this week that it is launching a new breast cancer...

Participation Down For Komen's Race For The Cure

abcnews.go.com | Posted 08.23.2012 | Impact

The world's largest charity for breast cancer, Susan G. Komen, is still reeling from the fierce backlash over its national office's decision earlier t...

Susan G. Komen Foundation Awards Grants To Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

The Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure will fund at least 17 Planned Parenthood affiliates in 2012. The number of grants is about the same numb...

Laura Bassett

More Top Komen Executives Resign Amid Reports Of Internal Troubles

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Two top executives at Susan G. Komen for the Cure have announced their resignation, amid reports that the breast cancer charity is struggling to raise...

Laura Bassett

On International Women's Day, Congress Pivots To More Anti-Abortion Legislation (INFOGRAPHIC)

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thursday, March 8 is International Women's Day, and Republicans in Congress are celebrating by debating a new bill that would restrict a...

Everything You Need to Know if Your Business Is Attacked Online

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 04.29.2012 | Business
Penny C. Sansevieri

At one time or another it could happen to all of us. We're attacked online. Whether it's an errant blog post, a misunderstood tweet, or something more...

Laura Bassett

Komen To Donors: Should We Apologize?

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

After Susan G. Komen for the Cure's controversial decision several weeks ago to cut funding to Planned Parenthood, and the subsequent reversal of that...

Bellbottoms and Skinny Jeans: To Everything There Is a Season

Barbara Lee | Posted 04.15.2012 | Women
Barbara Lee

When I was in bellbottoms and platform shoes, it seemed that we were moving past this place of politicizing women's health -- battles were being fought, but we were going to win this war.

Do Something Special This Year for Valentine's Day

Robert Walker | Posted 04.15.2012 | Impact
Robert Walker

Come on, men, in the battle for the reproductive health of women, it is "game on." And if you're not making calls to your federal and state legislators, then you are not in the game.

Shades of Pink: Komen and Planned Parenthood

Deborah Stambler | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
Deborah Stambler

Frankly, I am tired of this controversy. It's a private matter for women and those she chooses to share with. The laws in this country are not dictated by religious beliefs, no matter how powerful the beliefs of those running for public office.

Breasts, With a Side of Politics

Anika Rahman | Posted 04.11.2012 | Women
Anika Rahman

What may explain such pervasive outrage that women feel toward Komen is that breasts have long been exempted from the political attacks.

WATCH: Planned Parenthood Hones In On Black Women In Wake Of Komen Shake Up

Posted 02.09.2012 | Black Voices

As the dust settles on last week's Susan G. Komen funding shakeup, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is directing their focus onto the n...

Abortion Shmashmortion: Defending Planned Parenthood

Gavin Shulman | Posted 04.09.2012 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

Republican people are very passionate about non-Republican people's babies. They are all for individual liberty, except when it comes to producing individuals. Which, ironically, they think should be done liberally.

From M.I.A. to Susan G. Komen: How to Be Outraged in America

Mark Morford | Posted 04.09.2012 | Comedy
Mark Morford

What flavor of revolt and indignation do you prefer as we dance like drunken angels into the wilds of 2012? Choose wisely, and you can become a full and informed participant in the culture. Choose poorly, and the world is joyless as bible study in Rick Santorum's shame dungeon.

Komen Board's Wisdom Lost on Scott Walker

Jon Richards | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Jon Richards

No reversal is in the works for Gov. Walker's ideologically-driven battle against the Planned Parenthood clinics providing health care to the women of Wisconsin.

WATCH: Breast Cancer Survivor Gives Stirring Response To Komen Controversy

Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

Linda Burger, a 56-year-old breast cancer survivor from Las Vegas, Nevada, filmed an emotionally charged message earlier this month, expressing her pe...

Michael McAuliff

Senators Launch Women's Rights Bid After Komen Debacle

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Inspired by the backlash over the brief attempt by Susan G. Komen for the Cure to cut funding for Planned Parenthood, a group of senator...

WATCH: Keith Olbermann's Scathing New Special Comment

Posted 02.08.2012 | Media

In a fiery new Special Comment, Keith Olbermann blasted the Susan G. Komen Foundation and its founder and CEO Nancy Brinker on his Current TV show Tue...

Proudly, Prayerfully Pro-Choice

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 04.08.2012 | Religion
Rev. Susan Russell

Speaking out on this issue, I unleashed a flurry of responses from folks who were unable to reconcile my position as a pro-choice advocate with my vocation as a priest and pastor. One commenter summed it up tersely: "What kind of religion do you represent, lady?"

Rise of Online Organizing Makes Internet Crowd a Must-Win Constituency

Kat Kane | Posted 04.08.2012 | New York
Kat Kane

The Internet not only narrows the participation gap between young and old, it lends a powerful platform to a typically quiet constituency -- we've grabbed the bullhorn and, all of a sudden, our agenda is beginning to resonate.

Planned Parenthood, Social Media, and a Win for Women's Health

Arianna Huffington | Posted 04.08.2012 | Women
Arianna Huffington

The recent reversal by the Komen foundation of its decision to no longer fund grants to Planned Parenthood is a case study in how radically social media have changed the way institutions relate to those they purport to serve.