Category: Birth Control

Let’s Talk Safe Sex During COVID-19

Since the pandemic spread rapidly through our communities, preventive measures have been necessary to protect our health and the health of those we know and love. Putting safe sex into practice was previously necessary to protect against STIs and to prevent pregnancy, but since COVID-19 spreads through saliva and has been found in feces, it is […]

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Accessing Emergency Contraception “Plan B” During COVID-19

Have you been wondering what your options are when accessing emergency contraception “Plan B” during the pandemic? Do you know how you would access emergency contraception if you needed it? Access might look a little different now, but birth control is an essential form of healthcare, and there are still ways to obtain it among […]

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Under 18? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

This post was written by Paige Alexandria, a counselor at Austin Women’s Health Center, and a volunteer advocate at Jane’s Due Process, one of our funding partners.   Restrictions When Needing Abortion and Birth Control In Texas, laws restrict people from getting birth control or an abortion under 18 without permission from a parent or […]

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