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...
Hey NJ, We are watching you…

Hey NJ, We are watching you…

We’re dealing with a bit of disappointment this week at Girls Helping Girls. Period. HQ. We’re also really mad, frankly… and nothing fuels our fire quiet like anger.🔥 We got news that A3388, the bill in the NJ Legislature that would ensure that...
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,...
We’re FIVE!

We’re FIVE!

It’s been half a decade since GHGP has called itself an official non-profit organization. And actually, it’s really hard to put that number into perspective. Most days we feel like we’ve been talking forever about period poverty, the tampon tax and the absurdity that...
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...