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 and rights blog by Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri.
What it means to be a Teen Advocate for Sexual Health
One of our TASH participants shares her experience learning how to advocate for sexual health and comprehensive sex education.
Special Enrollment in Missouri: What You Need to Know
There is a Special Enrollment Period specific to Missouri! If you or a family member were enrolled through a Marketplace Anthem plan in 2017, you may be able to sign up for health insurance during a SEP that lasts until Feb 28.
All About Consent: What Does It Really Mean?
When it comes to sex, consent is not a one-time act. Learn more about what consent means and what to do if your partner is unsure or doesn't consent.
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