The women who started it all
Celebrating San Antonio’s first birth control clinic. Explore our beginnings...
Pills, implants, shots — birth control has come a long way from animal-poop suppositories and opium cervical caps.
Fighting cervical cancer, then and now
In the early 1900s, cervical cancer was the No. 1 cause of cancer deaths among women in the United States.
A leader in STD prevention and education
April is STD Awareness Month, a time to take action to prevent, test for, and treat sexually transmitted diseases. At Planned Parenthood South Texas, this can been an essential part of our work since shortly after our founding in 1939.
To celebrate our 80th anniversary, we’re sharing glimpses of our history, the evolution of reproductive health care since 1939 and how we honor our past in our work today. We’re looking ahead to National Men’s Health Month by spotlighting the health care we provide to our male patients.
Our commitment to the LGBTQ+ Community
Every month, we’re sharing glimpses of our history, the evolution of reproductive health care since 1939 and how we honor our past in our work today. In honor of PRIDE Month, we’re spotlighting our commitment to the LGBTQ community.
Abortion Care in South Texas
July's discussion topic for our 80th anniversary history series is: Abortion care. In 2018, we provided abortion care to 1,453 patients, 7.7% of the total number of unduplicated patients we served that year.
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