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!!!
International nonprofit WaterAid has come out with a series of photos focussing on what moms around the world pack in their bags when preparing to give birth. The goal is to raise awareness of the lack of clean water, hygiene and sanitation in many areas. In some areas it is so bad that hospitals don’t even have safe water access.
Katy Shaw is 31.
In her bag she packs toiletries, snacks, diapers, hat, socks, mittens, clothes and swaddles … Keep Reading!!!
For more than two years 14-year-old Corey Maison has been waiting for approval to start hormone therapy so she could go through puberty the same way all girls do.
When her mother, Erica, found out she was approved for the hormones she decided to film Corey’s reaction to document the important moment.
This was it, this was the most pivotal turning point in her life, and we both knew it
While Corey was at school, Erica hid the estrogen behind … Keep Reading!!!
Nashville star Hayden Panettiere has recently joined the mom club but, like so many others, it hasn’t been the easiest journey. Hayden and her fiance, Wladimir Klitschko, welcomed their daughter Kaya Evdokia into the world December 2014.
In a questionnaire for Us Weekly Hayden admits that she has gone through the same thing as roughly 1 in 5 new moms.
I suffered a bit of postpartum depression. You’re not alone or crazy, ladies!
On Monday, Hayden once again opened … Keep Reading!!!
Artist Sarah Levy painted a portrait of Donald Trump using nothing but her menstrual blood. And just to nail her point home she used a tampon as a paint brush. The reasoning behind it is not as far out there as it may sound at first glance.
You may remember that after the Republican Debate a few weeks back ‘The Donald’ made some weird comments about moderator, and Fox news host, Megyn Kelly.
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You could see there was blood coming
Harvard Grad, Kiran Gandhi, has been training for the 26.2 mile London Marathon for a year. She ran the marathon to raise money for breast cancer research, she never intended to do anything more than that. The night before the race she started her period. Considering her options, she decided she didn’t want to worry about feminine products during the race so she would freely flow and leave the tampons at home.
For Kiran it became an opportunity to make … Keep Reading!!!
Here in the United States, domestic violence has been in the spotlight recently with the myriad accusations leveled against current and former NFL players, celebrities such as Bill Cosby and stories about “pick up artists” like Julien Blanc. However, as described in a recent 5-part journal series by The Lancet, awareness of the problem does not translate into prevention or action. The journal elucidates a call to action plan for policy makers that includes the aforementioned allocation of … Keep Reading!!!