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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

Cervical Cancer Among Latinx Communities 

Cervical cancer is highly preventable. That is why it’s so alarming that Latins with a cervix are twice as likely to be diagnosed with cervical cancer than other individuals with a cervix...

Sept. 20, 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

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

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

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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