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!!!
In a recently recorded interview with Katie Couric, Canada’s “first lady”, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, speaks candidly about a variety of issues. Near the end of the interview, Katie mentions Sophie’s recent interview in Chatelaine, which seems to have gone mostly unnoticed. In this interview, Sophie mentions that she is currently nursing her two-year-old son Hadrien.… 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!!!
Kim Anami travels the world to showcase her vaginal weight lifting. But she doesn’t just stop at weights, she’s got a knack for getting creative in what she dangles from her vag!… Keep Reading!!!
Have you ever sat there having PMS cramping and thought, “I wish my uterus could just smoke a joint and calm the hell down”?
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Roughly 20 per cent of pregnancies end in a loss and yet it is still the only loss that people are expected to grieve in silence about.
Jessica Zucker, a psychologist specializing in women’s reproductive and maternal mental health, understands this pain all too well on both profession and personal levels. One thing she noticed after her own loss was that card stores are full of condolences for funerals, loss of … 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
Buzzfeed loves vaginas, and we love them for it. This time they issued a challenge to six women.
Describe your vagina to a sketch artist
Awkwardly pick out your own vagina from the vagina wall.
Of course, these are actually vulvas but “vagina line-up” is more fun to say.… Keep Reading!!!
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!!!
A revolutionary new menstrual product has entered the market. Sisters Radha and Miki Agrawal, and friend Antonia Dunbar, created a pair of self absorbing underwear that eliminates the need for pads or tampons, called THINX. Each pair can hold “up to 2 to 6 teaspoons of blood”, which is the equivalent of a tampon. The 3 styles offered range in price from $24 to $34.
CEO and cofounder, Miki Agrawal, told Forbes
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I want to change the culture around