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Abortion and Digital Privacy: How To Protect Ourselves

As more and more states in the United States criminalize abortion, the amount of surveillance, and the negative consequences of that surveillance, are going to increase. That’s just a sad fact. With that in mind, we’ve put together some basics on how to protect your privacy during each step of the process of seeking abortion help. We made this with reproductive care in mind, but many of the steps here also apply to situations like abusive relationships and the increased criminalization of trans people, families and healthcare.

Something Positive for Positive People

An organization and podcast connecting people navigating herpes stigma to support resources including community, tools for sexual health communication, and therapy.

How to Access a Safe, Self-Managed Medical Abortion

Thanks to the advent of medical abortion, we can now learn how to access and administer safe abortion for ourselves. This guide provides accurate information and resources about how to access and use safe abortion methods.

Sex Positive Families

Excellent help and resources for healthy parenting about and with sexuality and relationships.

Gender Spectrum: Gender-Inclusive Health Education

Some resources that are in alignment with Gender Spectrum’s “Principles for Gender-Inclusive Puberty and Health Education,” principles that work to affirm and recognize all students so they can see themselves reflected in their classrooms and learn knowledge and skills associated with healthy behaviors. 

The Scarleteen Safety Plan

If you're in an abusive relationship, to make abuse stop you've got to get away and stay away. Here's help to do that safely, and to be as safe as you can before leaving.

The LGBT National Help Center

Operating the Gay & Lesbian National Hotline and several different programs that help members of our community talk about the important issues that they are facing in their lives.

Pandora's Project

An online support group, message board, and chat room for rape and sexual abuse survivors with 24/7 peer support, access to links and resources, so no one ever needs to feel alone.

Oh Sh*t: Identifying When You Need Help in Pregnancy and Labor

If you’re pregnant for the first time, or if things seem a little different with this pregnancy than with previous pregnancies, it might feel scary not knowing what’s happening as you experience big changes. Learning to pay attention to how you and your body are feeling and changing – whether or not you know why – is really important to ensure a safe pregnancy.