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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

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

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

Sexual & Reproductive Health: 4 Things You Should Discuss with Your Doctor

When it comes to sexual and reproductive health, it can be hard to know what's "normal" and what may be a sign of a potential health problem. Even if you feel embarrassed about specific issues...

March 9, 2022

Condoms Are Actually Awesome, Here’s Why

Condoms regularly get a bad (w)rap. For starters, it can feel a little bit awkward buying condoms. There’s also the age-old myth that condoms reduce sensitivity during sex (don’t worry, we’ll debunk this in a sec). But all in all, the benefits... 

Feb. 14, 2022

5 Tips for a Healthier New Year 

After another challenging year, most Americans are ready to say goodbye to 2021 and ring in 2022. Health is always a priority heading into a new year, especially while enduring a pandemic, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is more important than ever. 

Dec. 27, 2021

6 Things You Should Know About Birth Control

98% of sexually active women in the United States have used birth control at some point in time, and 62% of those of reproductive age are currently using birth control. Individuals can choose from...

Nov. 9, 2021

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