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Care Connection

When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak. - Audre Lorde

Care Connection is a sexual and reproductive health blog by Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri.

Teaching consent: Why the “Ann and Paul” skit is more harmful than helpful

It's not enough to teach teens, especially teenage girls, how to say, "no." It's also important to teach how to say, "yes" and how to have a healthy conversation about sex in a relationship.

Nov. 20, 2017