Tag Archives: Sexual Education

Opening the Doors: Teaching Sex Ed in the Imperial Valley

Alberto and Marylin work in Community and Government Relations (CGR) at our El Centro health center. They teach sexual education to youth in the Imperial Valley. Continue reading Opening the Doors: Teaching Sex Ed in the Imperial Valley

Sex Ed in the Coachella Valley: A Community Effort

Our health center in Coachella fulfills a very important community need. Continue reading Sex Ed in the Coachella Valley: A Community Effort

Get Yourself Tested Month — New Videos

April is Get Yourself Tested (GYT) month and Planned Parenthood is celebrating! Continue reading Get Yourself Tested Month — New Videos

We Stand With Survivors: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

As you may have heard, April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. It is difficult to overstate the importance of this cause, which has taken on personal significance for many of us. Continue reading We Stand With Survivors: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The Transgender Day of Visibility — March 31

On Transgender Day of Visibility, and every day, Planned Parenthood stands with transgender people. We see you. We care about you. We stand in solidarity with you – no matter where you live, no matter what. Continue reading The Transgender Day of Visibility — March 31

National Teen Birth Rates Fall to a New Low

U.S. teen pregnancy and birth rates are the lowest they’ve ever been, and more teens are using birth control and delaying sex altogether.

According to a new analysis released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), birth rates for black teenagers fell by 44 percent and those for Hispanic teens fell by 51 percent in the last 10 years. The overall birth rate among American teenagers is down by 40 percent. Continue reading National Teen Birth Rates Fall to a New Low

Mae Whitman & Mom Talk About Sex

In case you weren’t already a fan of Mae Whitman, star of Parenthood and The Duff, we’re about to give you a good reason to jump on the bandwagon.

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21 Planned Parenthood-supported bills for the win

California students will now have access to expanded sexual health education thanks to a new state law supported by Planned Parenthood. This is just one of the 21 Planned Parenthood supported bills that were signed into law this legislative session. These bills increase access to vital health care and education for women and families.

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