Menstrual Hygiene Day is May 28 and an Atlanta doula collective is hosting a menstrual supply drive for low-income homes.
Senate Bill 51, which would end the sales tax on menstrual products in the state, did not advance out of the committee this year, though it is still alive for 2024 when the Legislature reconvenes next January.
Today, even one missed period could have serious implications for a young person's life. But how late is late, and when is pain or a heavy period a medical concern? Many preteens don't know.
Some people have reported getting a lighter or heavier period after getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Cause for concern? Doctors say no. Could it be a temporary side effect? That's harder to determine.
U.S. Olympic heptathlete Annie Kunz says tracking her monthly cycles and learning she needs to eat more and get more naps when she's fatigued has already improved her athletic performance.
"A proud day for Scotland and a signal to the world that free universal access to period products can be achieved," said Monica Lennon, who championed the bill in the Scottish Parliament.