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Unlocked

Writer/director Joss Whedon has teamed up with Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and Planned Parenthood Los Angeles on the production of a short film. Continue reading Unlocked

Doctors Take Down Myths Surrounding Abortion

Want to know the real deal about abortion? Ask the doctors who provide them. That’s what Buzzfeed did in their enlightening new article, 41 Things You Should Know About Abortions And The Doctors Who Perform Them. These doctors dispelled myths, gave a step-by-step description of the procedure, and talked about the satisfaction and challenges of providing abortions. Here are a few of our favorite quotes; the first one is from our medical director here at Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest: Continue reading Doctors Take Down Myths Surrounding Abortion

Movie Night In!

Hey Gals, Pals, and Everyone In-Between,

If you’re anything like me, you love a nice night curled up in front of a movie. Continue reading Movie Night In!

Eight Patients Share Their Planned Parenthood Stories

Each year, 2.7 million women, men and young people rely on Planned Parenthood for essential health care services like birth control, cancer screenings, STD testing and treatment and well-woman exams.

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Jemima Kirke Shares Her Abortion Story

The hit TV show Girls is no stranger to broaching the subject of abortion. And neither is Jemima Kirke, whose character faced a close call with abortion after getting a late period. Now Jemima is sharing her real-life experience with abortion.

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Pro-Voice Movement Sounds Off

With the 42nd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade on January 22, it is important to remember that one in three women in the United States has terminated a pregnancy before she was 40 years old. Yet, we often don’t realize how common abortion is because so few women discuss their experience outside of their closest circle of friends and family.

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