#Menstrual Equity

  • Article: US Period Advocates Want to End the Tampon Tax by 2020

    US Period Advocates Want to End the Tampon Tax by 2020

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 26, 2019

    Tax Free. Period. targets 35 states that charge menstrual products as luxury items. Read more

  • Article: Boston Schools Will Offer Free Pads and Tampons This Fall

    Boston Schools Will Offer Free Pads and Tampons This Fall

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 18, 2019

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh is championing the program to keep students in class. Read more

  • Article: This Town Will Be First in US to Offer Free Tampons in All Public Restrooms — Regardless of Gender

    This Town Will Be First in US to Offer Free Tampons in All Public Restrooms — Regardless of Gender

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 31, 2019

    Brookline, Massachusetts, is setting the bar for menstrual equity. Read more

  • Article: Georgia Will Give Free Pads and Tampons to Low-Income People

    Georgia Will Give Free Pads and Tampons to Low-Income People

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 10, 2019

    Lawmakers will spend $1.5 million on period products as part of the 2020 budget. Read more

  • Article: More People Experience Period Poverty in the UK Than You Might Think, Poll Shows

    More People Experience Period Poverty in the UK Than You Might Think, Poll Shows

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 20, 2019

    Bloody Big Brunch is breaking taboos about menstruation one bloody mary at a time. Read more

  • Article: This Teen Wrote a Bill to End Period Poverty in Schools

    This Teen Wrote a Bill to End Period Poverty in Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 12, 2019

    Her state's senate will vote on free menstrual products in New Hampshire schools this week. Read more

  • Article: This Program Puts 'Menstrual Hygiene Warriors' in India's Schools

    This Program Puts 'Menstrual Hygiene Warriors' in India's Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 11, 2019

    “We can do all that we want to do during periods.” Read more

  • Article: There’s Finally a Period Emoji

    There’s Finally a Period Emoji

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 6, 2019

    After a nearly two-year campaign, a blood drop is hitting keyboards soon. Read more