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How To Track Your Menstrual Cycle Without An App

Since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade ending the federal right to an abortion, there has been increased worry about how period tracking app data could potentially be used against people seeking abortion care. This has led many people to realize that they don’t know how to track their own cycle using an old school paper calendar, or without the use of technology. Not to worry...

July 21, 2022

A Guide to Having the Best “Hot Girl Summer"

When Houston-raised rapper and reproductive freedom advocate Megan Thee Stallion coined the phrase “Hot Girl Summer,” the nation was on lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Even as the pandemic dwindled by 2021, the full-throttle potential of the anthem was hard to be felt. Summer 2022 has arrived and social media has declared these next few months will be the “Hot Girl Summer” we’ve been patiently awaiting...

July 8, 2022

Thousands Gather in Protest of Supreme Court Decision on Abortion Access

On Friday June 24th the United States Supreme Court issued its final decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case, ending our constitutional right to abortion. Within hours of the announcement, supporters...

July 1, 2022

HIV Testing is Self-Care

National HIV Testing day is observed every year on June 27th. This day is an opportunity to encourage and emphasize the importance of HIV testing, which is essential to reducing HIV infections, improving health outcomes for people with HIV, and...

June 29, 2022

Supreme Court Strips Abortion Rights

The right to safe, legal abortion is no longer protected under the U.S. Constitution. But we will not be defeated.

In a landmark decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization case, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to overturn our fundamental right to abortion and turn its back on 36 million Americans of reproductive age. This decision...

June 24, 2022

Compassionate Care for All: Celebrating Pride Month

While Pride may be celebrated just in June, at Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties, we believe that everyone should have access to compassionate health care and inclusive education. We are proud to...

June 8, 2022

5 Things You Should Know About Sex

May is Sex Ed For All Month, a widespread effort driven by groups of sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice organizations that are committed to making sure that equitable sex education is available and accessible to all. To close out the month, we’ve put together five things that everyone should know about sex:

May 27, 2022

How Do I Confirm Consent?

Before engaging in any sexual activity with a partner, it’s important to always confirm that you have consent. Sexual consent is a mutual agreement to participate in a sexual activity. It can seem scary to speak up when you feel uncomfortable, or awkward to pause and pose the question, but...

May 23, 2022

Thousands Rally at Bans Off Abortion Event in Support of Choice

Upwards of 4,000 abortion rights advocates joined together at the Bans Off Abortion Rally on Saturday, May 14 to take a stand against the U.S. Supreme Court draft decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and the sweeping abortion bans that are being passed throughout the country...

May 20, 2022

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