Because these options exist, and because your sexual and reproductive life is your business and yours alone, you can pay for your own birth control, with your own money.
- There are websites that offer free condoms. Places like Planned Parenthood offer free condoms, too, if you really can’t afford them.
Many Planned Parenthood locations also offer their services on a sliding scale, so you may be able to get longer-lasting birth control at a lower cost. There are even stories of Planned Parenthood giving away birth control for free, so always ask.
If you have insurance, follow this guide to find out if your birth control is covered. If it isn’t now, it likely will be in the next year or two. Read more here.
A few abortion funds can also help with the cost.
a-war-you-cannot-win linked to one website with free condoms, and Googling “free condoms” comes up with many more!
Always look into generics!
Here’s a coupon for $10 off Plan B, good at any commercial pharmacy!