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Why We Love Birth Control

In recognition of World Contraception Day on September 26, and because Planned Parenthood is the expert on all things birth control, we’ve put together some resources about birth control, and are highlighting the reasons why having access to birth control is so important...

Sept. 26, 2022

Could a Vasectomy Be Right For You?

For decades, the responsibility of taking birth control to avoid pregnancy has fallen on the shoulders of people with uteruses, or female reproductive systems. More recently, there has been a stark increase in interest among people with penises and testicles to...

Aug. 19, 2022

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

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

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

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

How Do I Tell My Partner I Have an STI?

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are normal, and treatable—even so talking to your partner about your STI status could feel a little unnerving or uncomfortable. Here are some tips on...

April 13, 2022

Why We Celebrate Abortion Providers

Each year on March 10 people from across the country celebrate National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers. This national observance serves as a time to recogniz...

March 10, 2022

Community Comes Together for Healthy Teen Relationships 

On February 9, 2022, Planned Parenthood of Orange & San Bernardino Counties partnered with the Orange County Community Foundation and seven other local organizations to raise money for the 2022 Love Is Campaign, a 24-hour virtual giving day...

Feb. 28, 2022

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