NJ, “Enough is Enough”

NJ, “Enough is Enough”

In June of 2021, a Joint Resolution in the New Jersey Legislature established the last week of May as “Period Poverty Awareness Week.” The resolution acknowledges that poverty exists in NJ, that many do not have adequate access to menstrual products,...
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 menstrual products free 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...
p.s. Dog + Trash = Disaster

p.s. Dog + Trash = Disaster

My college boyfriend and I would often spend weekends together with his family at their house. We would always have a big lunch together with his parents and siblings on Saturday afternoons. One weekend I had my period and when I woke up Saturday morning, I wrapped...