The great tampon debate rages on between politicians all over the world. Is a “tampon tax” fair to women? Canada got rid of the federal tax on pads and tampons last summer; Utah decided the tax should stay just months ago; Chicago city counsel just decided a couple weeks ago to remove their taxes on shark week related products. And now New York City is getting on board. A new bill would supply 25 schools with free tampons and pads … Keep Reading!!!
Girl Guides of Canada made a landmark announcement this week. In a move that continues their long-held tradition of inclusivity and diversity, they are welcoming transgender girls with open arms! This includes girls from age 5, at the Sparks level, right through to adult volunteer Unit Guiders. Along with the announcement came the release of their Guidelines for the Inclusion of Transgender Members.
The new resource guide is intended to help Unit Guiders understand the needs of transgender children so … Keep Reading!!!
A group of women have given us a glorious parody of SNL’s “Dick in a Box”. Their goal is to raise awareness about the chemicals found in feminine hygene products, and the health issues associated with them.
Humour is always a good way to get the attention of the masses when done well, and this one was done perfectly!… Keep Reading!!!
I think this is the year that fathers get their due respect. Parents who are present are starting to get noticed. Most mothers, whether they have a 9-5 job or “stay at home”, get all the blame and all the credit for parenting. She is seen as present (rightly so, most of the time) and taking an active role in the child’s upbringing. However, dads are generally ignored. Fathers are often called out for vanishing after conception, or not “being … Keep Reading!!!