QT Talking Circle

The QT (Queer/Transgender) Meet Up is our Native self-identified queer and trans and Two-spirit group that will be meeting up once a month to discuss topics such as sexual and reproductive health, relationship building, political movements and issues affecting Native QTs. This event is 18+ and open to all people who identify as an Indigenous … Continued

Sex Education for Adult Learners

When we think about sex education, we often think of it as a topic that gets introduced to us in our adolescence. For many of us, it was presented in a classroom setting, in middle school or high school. Most often, adults remember the perceived quality of the education – either good or bad – … Continued

Working Towards Sex Ed for People with I/DD

Our Planned Parenthood Affiliate, Rocky Mountain, was awarded a 2 year Mission Investment Fund grant in collaboration with Planned Parenthood Arizona and Planned Parenthood Association of Utah in January of 2021. This grant supports our sex education programming for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our goal is to revise and publish a curriculum that … Continued

Addressing Common Concerns about Condom Demonstrations

Many schools and organizations we partner with express concern about the impact of condom demonstrations on their youth. They’re worried about whether or not condom demos are developmentally appropriate, especially in middle school, if they will encourage young people to have sex, and if parents or community members will be upset. So, for this month’s … Continued

How to Avoid “Flipping Our Lids” and Practicing Self-Care

As we begin the school year, some of us may be feeling overwhelmed already. It’s no secret that it has been a stressful time. From in-person teaching and virtual teaching, there have been many ups and downs. A lot of stress has been put on educators and youth-serving adults to think outside the box to … Continued

Black Pregnancy-Related Mortality in the US

In the United States, maternal mortality rates continue to rise, even though the U.S. spends more per person on healthcare than any other country. Black women, in particular, are at a much higher risk of maternal morbidity and mortality than any other racial or ethnic group in the U.S. According to the Center for Disease … Continued

Fertility Awareness Methods are Having a Moment on Social Media

You might have seen the sponsored posts on social media promoting fertility awareness methods. This could be partially due to the increase of social media influencers who have posted ads for a fertility awareness app over the past few months, with a combined reach of millions of followers. But what are fertility awareness methods, and … Continued

Promotores de Salud: Pláticas

Este registro es para la plática del mes. Este programa utiliza un modelo de educación entre compañeros, que implica que los promotores comparten su conocimiento con familiares, amigos y vecinos a través de presentaciones grupales, estas presentaciones se llaman pláticas. Los temas de pláticas incluyen: Anatomía Métodos anticonceptivos Infecciones de transmisión sexual Opciones de embarazo … Continued