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

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

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

NY Homeless Women Now Have These Necessities Thanks to New Bill

NY Homeless Women Now Have These Necessities Thanks to New Bill

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

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

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

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

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 yo... Read More »

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

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By Marissa 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... Read More »