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Why You Should GYT (Get Yourself Tested)

Get yourself tested.  Most STD’s show little or no symptoms, so it’s hard to tell if you or your partner has one unless you get tested.  Getting tested can be a pretty scary scenario to think about, but in reality getting tested is safe, easy, and confidential.

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Connect and Breathe: Someone to Listen on the East Coast

If you want to speak with someone after you have had an abortion, whether it be one that you had yesterday or years ago, I encourage you to seek out support from Exhale if you are on the West Coast, or Connect & Breathe on the East.

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Don’t Like the Results? Keep Hope Alive and Work Hard

We are in for a long and hard two years, and we will have to fight to regain control of the house in the 2012 election.  Over the next 730 days we have to keep the movement alive throughout what is likely to be an uphill battle. 

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Comprehensive Sex Ed: Teaching the Teachers

An interview with my sex ed teacher indicates that some educators themselves remain afraid of sex ed. We need to educate these teachers; if we don’t, fear of sex-ed will persist and students will continue to get incomplete information.

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Teen Organizers for Choice: Fired Up and Ready to Go

At Planned Parenthood’s Organizing and Policy Summit 2010 in Washington, DC., hundreds of teens and young adults planned our outreach to youth and men, and our campaign to beat back the Administration’s new restrictions.

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(PHOTOS) Think Teens Don’t Care About the World? Think Again

A high school student challenges notions of political apathy among adolescents and young adults by organizing action to protest anti-choice politics in his school.

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