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Video: First a patient…then a volunteer.

Laura has been a Planned Parenthood patient for 8 years. Now she’s volunteering for us, because she wants to give back to the organization that has always provided her with nonjudgmental, compassionate care.

Sexually-Transmitted Infections: Get Tested!

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) rates are increasing in California. Continue reading Sexually-Transmitted Infections: Get Tested!

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

Dear men, we’re here for you too

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. One of our patients, JC wanted to share his experience at Planned Parenthood to create greater awareness about all of the services we provide. 

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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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How to Convince Your Significant Other to Get an STD Test

It’s Men’s Health Week, and we all know that some men would rather watch a marathon of the Bachelorette rather than visit the doctor. But we all know that getting tested for STDs is a basic part of staying healthy and taking control of your sex life. So have you been getting this look every time you ask the man in your life to make an appointment? (See picture above)

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