41 Days Left: The Best of Austin Awards

  Photo credit: CollabnArt Recently, the Austin Chronicle had its annual Best of Austin contest where readers and critics submit their favorite things about Austin, from best restroom and best composer to best laundromat and best legislative moment (Wendy Davis!). We were very excited that the coalition we are a part of, Stand with Texas …

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51 Days Left: There’s Nothing Like a Boost in Morale.

You may recall when we posted about one of our clinic doctors resigning in August, not even a month after HB2 had passed and we learned that we needed to have hospital admitting privileges by the end of October. That was obviously a terrible event and it was one of the main reasons that we wanted to …

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57 Days Left: We are Starting to Prepare (and Having a Little Fun)

As you well know, these past few months have been full of ups and downs for us here at Whole Woman’s Health. While many people have jumped onto the advocacy train, as we have ourselves, we’re also focusing on simply being able to keep our doors open. We’ve been looking at Hospital Admitting Privileges, specifically, …

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61 Days Left: DSHS Committee Council Shows it Doesn’t Support HB2.

For the past two days, folks have been able to show their disdain once again for HB2 in front of the Department of State Health Services Committee Council. During these meetings, they were discussing amendments and the overall implementation of HB2, and they allowed for public comment during these discussions. Though the council made it …

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63 Days Left and We’re Still Standing with Texas Women.

Our Founder and CEO, Amy Hagstrom Miller, had the privilege of participating in a panel last night with Heather Busby of NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, Christian Cabazos of YWCA Greater Austin, Amelia Long of The Lilith Fund, and Paula X. Rojas of Vibrant Woman/Mama Sana. The panel served as a great discussion of what’s coming with House …

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Each Step Forward Gives Us Hope.

As we’re sure anyone can imagine, we’ve had to make many tactical decisions and longterm plans since the passage of House Bill 2, all of them proving to be very difficult. In making these decisions, we’ve seen some progress this past week, with breakthroughs for us as a business and the prime healthcare that we …

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72 Days Left: House Bill 2 Gets the Infographic Treatment.

Want to know what’s going on in Texas in the aftermath of House Bill 2 in this year’s special session? We joined forces with NARAL Pro-Choice Texas to bring you this infographic that should help in answering most of your questions.  Because of this bill, we have 72 days to comply with three of the …

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Today we lost someone important.

Yesterday, we received a letter of resignation from one of our clinic doctors: “Thank you so much for fighting the good fight. A big part of me is sorry I’m not in there with you but I have to do what’s right for me at this point.”  “I have loved my work with WWH and …

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Whole Woman’s Health: The Aftermath of HB2.

The courts. “Will we win?” “What if we don’t?” “Where will that leave us?” Our physicians. “What happens in 90 days?” “How long have they been providing care?” Our company. “What do we do?” “What’s our future?” “Will I lose my job?” Since the passage of HB2, like hamsters on a political wheel, we have …

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