SEX ED, UNFILTERED: Actress Jessica Biel and activist Saundra Pelletier have teamed up to make sure every woman knows how her body works. No question is off-limits! These two friends are launching a new initiative that covers everything from puberty to contraception. Watch the video and read more about this exciting project as profiled by Glamour Magazine.
Margaret Sanger, nurse, founder of Planned Parenthood, coiner of the phrase "birth control" -- watched her mother go through 18 pregnancies in 22 years before dying at 45. Her views on Eugenics aside, her care and concern for women set the tone for the pro-choice movement: "...no one can doubt that there are times when an abortion is justifiable but they will become unnecessary when care is taken to prevent conception. This is the only cure for abortions." Safe, legal, and rare.
Many campuses ban condoms distribution and many school districts don’t provide comprehensive information about contraception and condoms. Today youth activists around the nation are gathering together to promote HIV testing, fight stigma, and hold our leaders accountable for helping create an AIDS-free generation!