Is Your Period Sustainable?

Is Your Period Sustainable?

It is hard to overstate just how big an impact our periods are having on the planet. In the last decade or so, there is a mountain of evidence that has piled up regarding menstrual products’ effects on the environment and if we’re being honest, we have to...
p.s. Seeing Red in Reading

p.s. Seeing Red in Reading

During the beginning of the school year, in mid-September, I was at school. I’d had my period for about three months. I had thought my period had ended the night before. I was in Reading when I felt a drip. “Can’t be anything,” I thought. By...
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 and 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...
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...

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