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Costumes Do Not Equal Consent

Halloween is full of tricks and treats, but it is essential to remember that a Halloween costume cannot imply or express consent. Everyone should have the right to feel empowered celebrating the spooky season by expressing their creativity and slaying in a costume that they feel comfortable in, no matter the coverage...

Oct. 25, 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

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

STI Awareness Month: Get Yourself Tested

Do I have an STI? It’s a question riddled with what-ifs and what-now’s, but don’t worry. If the thought has ever crossed your mind, you’re not the first person to question it. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are...

April 11, 2022

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