What Causes Period Poverty?

What Causes Period Poverty?

Period Poverty is a global issue that affects people in developed and developing countries. The lack of access to menstrual hygiene products can lead to physical health problems, such as infections and reproductive tract complications, and can have negative social and...
Wrong Answer. Try Again.

Wrong Answer. Try Again.

Recently I asked a school nurse, “Why are pads and tampons kept in your office, and not the bathrooms, where they are needed?” The answer won’t surprise you, and I’ll bet it’s the same answer most of you would get if you walked into a...
Menstrual Math Lesson

Menstrual Math Lesson

Ok, class. It’s the beginning of October. Enough goofing off, time for a math lesson. The vast majority of schools (middle, high, and college) do not provide free menstrual products to students in the bathrooms (where they are needed). At best, those schools have an...
Why Tampons are Like Granola Bars

Why Tampons are Like Granola Bars

There are only a few reasons why school districts don’t budget for and provide free period products to students in the restrooms where they are needed. One of them is the belief that the products will be “abused.” Yeah, you read that correctly. Abused is the word we...
The Bathroom is THE Place To Be

The Bathroom is THE Place To Be

Let me tell you about a note I 🔥FIRED OFF☄️ last week… now that my blood pressure has dropped. Period Products belong in the bathroom, where they are needed. It was in response to a typical REQUEST FOR SOMEONE LOOKING FOR DONATIONS OF MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS for students...

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