My law school boyfriend and I knew better; we used condoms. Safely. Then, one dark and romantic night, walking in an open field near my […]
Already a mother of two young children, I was expecting my third child. I was over 35 and qualified for all the prenatal testing. Until […]
Planned Parenthood provided me with excellent health care when I was young and had only a minimum wage job. I lived in Virginia then, and, […]
After my first child was born in 2011, I was unable to afford birth control. My husband was working three jobs, and I stayed home […]
The first time I realized I was pregnant, I was 16 years old; someone told me I looked as though I was pregnant. I laughed […]
I was inside a Planned Parenthood in Houston, Texas, in early 2003 when a local anti-abortion “activist” drove a van through the glass front window. […]
Planned Parenthood was there for me where my education and family were not. Raised Catholic and attending Catholic school for all of my formal education […]
The Roanoke Times published Dr. Shanthi Ramesh’s letter to the editor calling for Virginia to lead the way on reproductive health access.