There’s no time like the present to be well informed about HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer. Continue reading You, me, and HPV — what all of us need to know
The number of STD cases — chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis — is at a 20-year high in California. Continue reading Use Those Condoms!
Existen muchos mitos sobre el sexo. Nuestras educadoras, Hillary y Marcy, nos ayudaran a aclarar los malentendidos.
San Diego Pride 2016 was an incredible and inspiring success. More than 100 Planned Parenthood volunteers gave out 10,000 condoms! Continue reading Pride and Joy, 2016
Of those in the U.S. who are infected with the HIV virus, one in eight people don’t know they have it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Continue reading Get tested–and protected
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Please enjoy this video showcasing the powerful stories of hardworking staff and everyday patients from Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest. Continue reading Shattering myths about Planned Parenthood
As Zika emerges as a danger to public health for women around the world, Planned Parenthood is providing women with two of the most critical tools to reduce pregnancy-related Zika complications: education and reproductive health care. Continue reading 5 Things to Know About the Zika Virus
There are a lot of myths out there about sex. Our educators, Karen and Hillary, help clear up the misunderstandings.
Like condoms, dental dams are an easy and effective barrier method of STD protection during oral sex, but unlike condoms they are a bit of a mystery for some. The thing is, these misunderstood pieces of latex can protect you from herpes, gonorrhea, syphilis and hepatitis so they’re pretty dam important. If you’re wondering what the heck a dental dam is or how they’re used, read on to learn more.
Every year, Planned Parenthood provides high-quality, affordable and compassionate care to 2.7 million women, men and young people. There is no organization that does more than we do to provide and advocate for family planning, preventive care and sex education. As the most trusted nonprofit, reproductive health care provider in the country, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our patients.
Many of our supporters are equally passionate about the work we do in their communities and have chosen to share their experiences. This is a story from a college student and Planned Parenthood volunteer named Ethan who wanted to share his experience as a patient, so others can understand the importance of creating safe spaces for reproductive care.