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North Carolina Needs Fewer Hurdles to Sex Education, Not More

This Get Yourself Tested month, we are seeing some counterproductive legislation from North Carolina lawmakers.

April 24, 2019

GYT: Why Don’t People Get Tested?

STD tests are easy to access, confidential, and free or low-cost. So, what is stopping half of young people (15-25) from getting tested?

April 4, 2019

Taking the Lead: Community and Consent Through Dance

This is the final post in a series by PPSAT Health Educator Malinda, who traveled to Guatemala as a 2018 Planned Parenthood Global Youth Ambassador (GYA).

March 6, 2019

South Carolina has an STD problem. But what can be done?

South Carolina is ranked as the 7th highest in the nation for rates of sexually transmitted diseases.

Feb. 4, 2019

Consent Through Dance

This is the third post in a series by PPSAT Health Educator Malinda, who traveled to Guatemala this summer as a 2018 Planned Parenthood Global Youth Ambassador (GYA).

Dec. 17, 2018

Lessons from Guatemala: We are Growing

The promotores are making a big impact when it comes to reducing teenage pregnancy and STD rates by being trained to provide not only information, but also birth control methods to their peers, such as the pill, the ring, the shot, emergency contraception, and, of course, condoms.

Aug. 22, 2018

Guest Blog: PPSAT NC volunteer and college student attends Power of Pink training in Detroit, MI

Planned Parenthood’s largest-ever volunteer training brought together like-minded people together from across the country who are ready to take action

Aug. 8, 2018