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Ending the stigma and sparking change: How to talk to your friends and family about comprehensive sex education

Everyone deserves access to sex education that is scientifically accurate, LGBTQ+ inclusive, consent-centered, culturally responsive, and shame free. Comprehensive sex education is proven to improve health, relationships, and decision-making. So how do we make comprehensive sex education a reality for everyone? We start by talking about it with our friends and family.

Oct. 22, 2021

Why Congress Must Pass the Women’s Health Protection Act to Uphold Reproductive Freedom

Abortion is legal, so why does it always feel like this is not the case? The reality for many Americans is that while abortion is indeed legal, it remains largely inaccessible. The Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) addresses this at the federal level.

Sept. 15, 2021

Statement in Response to New Executive Order Limiting Abortion

Sioux Falls, SD-- Today, Governor Noem issued an executive order further limiting access to safe, legal abortion in South Dakota. 

Sept. 9, 2021

Threat to Abortion Enters New Era As Texas Bans Abortion Today

Texas Abortion Ban Opens the Door For Anti-Abortion Politicians in South Dakota to Follow

Sept. 1, 2021

Roe v. Wade is in Jeopardy: What Does it Mean for South Dakota?

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear its first major abortion case since the confirmation of conservative Justice Amy Coney Barrett. So, what does this mean for South Dakota?

June 21, 2021

”Plan B” film streaming on Hulu showcases obstacles to getting health care in South Dakota

The film, starring two young female characters, features a road-trip to get sexual and reproductive health care, a common experience for South Dakotans

June 7, 2021

South Dakota Legislature Advances Dangerous “Abortion Reversal” Bill and Abortion Ban Bill

Planned Parenthood and ACLU of South Dakota warn South Dakotans about politicians’ extreme anti-abortion agenda.

Feb. 17, 2021

The State of Reproductive Rights in South Dakota: Local and federal laws and rulings to know

Before we look ahead to the fights that are ahead of us this legislative session, let’s take a look at the local and federal laws that are already in place that affect South Dakotans’ access to sexual and reproductive health care.

Feb. 5, 2021

Statement on Governor Noem Introducing Abortion Ban

Abortion is a deeply personal and sometimes complex decision that patients must be allowed to make in consultation with their family, faith, and health care provider.

Jan. 25, 2021