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Planned Parenthood Turns 80!

Founded in 1939, Planned Parenthood South Texas is the leading provider of reproductive health care in South Texas. We are proud to be celebrating our 80th Anniversary in 2019. 

Check in monthly for updated snapshots on our work throughout the years. 

GLANCE AT THE PAST

The women who started it all

Celebrating San Antonio’s first birth control clinic. Explore our beginnings...

 Contraceptive history

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.

Men's Health

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.

80 years of 'the talk' 

August we examine how Planned Parenthood has educated generations of patients about planning their families and living healthy lives.

From tea parties to marches, we’re stronger together

This September, we’re examining how we work with community partners to advocate for our patients and fight for justice and progress for everyone.

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