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...
Managing Periods: An Olympic-Sized Task

Managing Periods: An Olympic-Sized Task

You may be one of the millions of mere mortals watching the Olympics from the couch, in awe of the marvels of the human body and the lengths to which the athletes can push themselves. With all due respect to the male participants, the women at the 2021 Olympics in...
Vacations and Periods

Vacations and Periods

Ahhh, vacation. After a year+ of online school, and workdays without beginnings or endings, the Girls Helping Girls. Period. team finally got a chance to take a much-needed break. We (the Joy family, founders of GHGP) are exceedingly lucky, and we know it, to have...
Does Covid-19 Affect Your Period?

Does Covid-19 Affect Your Period?

Thankfully, the development of a COVID-19 vaccine lived up to its name: Operation Warp Speed. Generally medical research moves much more slowly, and when it comes to women’s health, often not at all. We may not see any large scale studies ahead on the effects of...
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...