“In high school, even though my parents were supportive open people, I was too embarrassed to ask for birth control, so I went to a Planned Parenthood to find out more (before the internet!). They taught me about my options. After college, but before I could afford health insurance, I again went to Planned Parenthood
“Planned parenthood has helped me so much. I go there for everything. I’ve had bad experiences with OBGYN’s. Planned parenthood employees are amazing! They’re professional, quick, kind, and do everything they can to work with you. Normal doctors offices won’t see you if you don’t have the money. Planned parenthood prevents unwanted pregnancies for EVERYONE.
“I grew up in a small town called Apple Valley in the middle of the Mojave Desert in Southern California and met my first real boyfriend at age 15 in high school. It was 1984. After a few months of dating we became sexually active – not unlike most of my friends. Because sex ed
“As a young man, I was afraid of the day I would need planned parenthood. I didn’t want to have a reason to go. I didn’t want an STD, but when I found out that a partner had contracted something from a previous partner, I had no choice. I went to my local PP office,
“I used Planned Parenthood many times when I was a teenager. They provided me with sexual health information. I received free birth control when I needed it, along with a hefty supply of condoms. They did a full STD and health screen. I felt safe going to Planned Parenthood. I currently live in utah where
“My story isn’t interesting. But I went to Planned Parenthood for the first time when I was 23. I was working full time, going to school. I was on Accutane & also thinking about becoming sexually active. You probably all know that Accutane causes birth defects so an unwanted pregnancy was definitely out of the