Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Kinsey Hasstedt, Public Policy Associate

Kinsey Hasstedt is a Public Policy Associate in the Guttmacher Institute’s Washington, DC office. Her focus is on publicly funded family planning programs in the United States, the impact of women’s ability to time and space their childbearing, and immigrant women’s access to sexual and reproductive health care. Prior to joining the Institute in 2012, Ms. Hasstedt was Director of Political Affairs and Outreach at Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains and Planned Parenthood Votes Colorado. Ms. Hasstedt graduated with a B.S. and a B.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and earned a Master of Public Health focusing on sexual and reproductive health policy and disparities at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Recent Publications Include:

Frost JJ and Hasstedt K, Quantifying Planned Parenthood’s critical role in meeting the need for publicly supported contraceptive care, Health Affairs Blog, 2015,

Hasstedt K, Vierboom Y, and Gold RB, Still needed: the family planning safety net under health reform, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2015, 18(3):56-61.

Hasstedt K, Title X: The lynchpin of publicly funded family planning in the United States, Health Affairs Blog, 2015,

Hasstedt K and Rowan A, Marketplace plans’ provider networks are just not adequate without family planning centers, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2015, 18(2):48-55.

Hasstedt K, How Texas lawmakers continue to undermine women’s health, Health Affairs Blog, 2015,

Hasstedt K, Abortion coverage under the Affordable Care Act: advancing transparency, ensuring choice and facilitating Access, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2015, 18(1):14-20.

Hasstedt K, Building it is not enough: family planning providers poised for key role in helping people obtain coverage under the affordable care act, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2014, 17(4): 7-13.

Hasstedt K, The case for advancing access to health coverage and care for immigrant women and families, Health Affairs Blog, 2014,

Hasstedt K, More than a pack of pills: the many components and health benefits of quality family planning, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2014, 17(3): 2-7.

Hasstedt K, The state of sexual and reproductive health and rights in the state of Texas: a cautionary tale, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2014, 17(2): 14-21.

Hasstedt K, Abortion coverage under the Affordable Care Act: the laws tell only half the story, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2014, 17(1): 14.

Sonfield A, Hasstedt K and Gold RB, Moving Forward: Family Planning in the Era of Health Reform, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2014.

Gold RB, Hasstedt K and Frost JJ, Title X: A critical difference, Contraception, 2014, 89(2): 71-72.

Hasstedt K, Title X: An essential investment, now more than ever, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2013, 16(3): 14-19.

Sonfield A et al., The Social and Economic Benefits of Women’s Ability to Determine Whether and When to Have Children, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2013.

Hasstedt K, Toward equity and access: removing legal barriers to health insurance coverage for immigrants, Guttmacher Policy Review, 2013, 16(1): 2-8.


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