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THE COMMON SENSE OF CONTRACEPTION

Effective, accessible contraception can have a remarkable impact on quality of life.

Sept. 26, 2017

WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY: AUGUST 26

Women’s Equality Day is the anniversary of the 19th Amendment in 1920, which gave American women the right to vote.

Aug. 16, 2017

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BACK TO SCHOOL WITH PLANNED PARENTHOOD

Three things you need to know about sexual health!

Aug. 14, 2017

GRACE: MY STORY OF CARE

Grace grew up in a conservative home in Texas. Planned Parenthood provided her with the personal health info she needed.

May 25, 2017

UNLOCKED

Writer/director Joss Whedon has teamed up with Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and Planned Parenthood Los Angeles on the production of a short film: Unlocked.

May 18, 2017

THANKS, BIRTH CONTROL

There’s a lot to celebrate around birth control: The ability to plan, prevent, and space pregnancies is directly linked to more educational and economic opportunities, healthier babies, more stable families, and a reduced taxpayer burden.

Nov. 21, 2016

USE THOSE CONDOMS!

The number of STI cases — chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis — is at a 20-year high in California. Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest is encouraging all those who are sexually active to make sure to use barrier methods.

Nov. 16, 2016

BEYOND PLAN B: ALL ABOUT EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION

Roughly half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended, and one in nine women have used emergency contraception (EC) at least once in their lifetime. 

March 22, 2016

A YEAR’S SUPPLY OF BIRTH CONTROL MAY BE COMING SOON

If you’re a woman in California, you may no longer have to worry about refilling your birth control prescription monthly.

March 21, 2016