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Mayor de Blasio Officially Signs Bill For Free Tampons In NYC Schools, Jails, And Shelters

Last Wednesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio pa ed a legislation that may very well enact "the largest program of its kind nationwide." This new... Read More »

NY Homeless Women Now Have These Necessities Thanks to New Bill

There are 50,000 homele women living in the U.S. — meaning that those women have had to deal with periods on a far le convenient scale than most. In... Read More »

This Organization Is Delivering Feminine Products to Women Left Homeless From Louisiana Flood

"The forecast for Louisiana is for more rain — and more pain," CNN's Corky Siemaszko reported Thursday morning, predicting a continuation of devastati... Read More »

This Gym Banned Menstruating Women From Its Pool

We'd like to think we've come a long way since menstruation was deemed a curse, but one rule in a gym in Tbilisi, the country of Georgia's capital, pr... Read More »

How Periods — Yes, Periods — Force Girls Out of School

By Shay Maunz You're a woman, so you know the cycle: Get your period. Get a little annoyed you have to deal with it. Deal with it and move on with you... Read More »

Is This "Normal" Barbie Doll a Little Too Real?

By Mari a Gold Last year, we wrote about artist Nickolay Lamm and his quest to produce a realistic line of Barbies known as Lammily dolls. Now a new a... Read More »