Today is #ThxBirthControl Day, a day to celebrate birth control and all the reasons equitable access to birth control is so important.
To help celebrate, we’ve pulled together some some must-listens to add to your podcast queue to learn more:
- Life Kit – A Guide to Navigating Birth Control
From NPR, an overview of the birth control options available, and advice on picking the right method for you.
- Heavyweight Short – Hallie
Hallie relates her experience of trying to access birth control for the first time as a teenager, and the life-changing impact of the assistance she received from a staff member at her local health clinic.
- Science VS – The Legendary Condom Queen
Learn about the amazing Dr. Joycelyn Elders and her efforts to promote comprehensive sex education as a means to reduce teen pregnancy.
- Vox – Podcast: how to prevent teen pregnancies? Start with a robotic pelvis
From 2017 – A profile of Upstream’s work in Delaware to reduce unplanned pregnancy by training healthcare provided on contraceptive care and counseling methods.