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Resolve to Resist 2020

2020 is going to be one of the most important years we’ve ever seen for protecting and expanding access to sexual and reproductive healthcare, and Planned Parenthood is fired up and ready to fight.

Jan. 14, 2020

Understanding Menstrual Equity in West Virginia  

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic is committed to menstrual equity, but what is that, exactly?

Jan. 6, 2020

My Fight for the Abortion I Never Had

My name is Jennifer and I have never had an abortion. But I wouldn’t hesitate to get one if I wanted and needed one.

Dec. 12, 2019

Abortion Stigma: What About in Cases of Rape and Incest?

In this second installment of our discussion of abortion stigma, we address a common question: What about in cases of rape or incest?

Dec. 3, 2019

"Coming out as trans was the beginning of my journey"

Planned Parenthood patient and volunteer Dana shares her story in honor of Transgender Awareness Week.

Nov. 13, 2019

Abortion Rates: Let’s Celebrate the Right Thing  

Celebrating the drop in abortion rates stigmatizes abortion for everyone, but especially for those who have had one.

Oct. 29, 2019

We're Queer in the South and Our Healthcare Needs Matter 

Without protections from our lawmakers surrounding health and sexual health education, my needs and those of my queer peers are left unmet.

Oct. 2, 2019

When State Rankings Fall Short

When it comes to healthcare outcomes, rankings only tell part of the story.

Aug. 23, 2019

Kinky and in Need of Healthcare

For those who come to a doctor’s office with bruises or other marks resulting from consensual sex involving some forms of kink, a doctor’s office can be more than intimidating -- it can seem completely unapproachable. 

July 18, 2019