Parkland’s Menstrual Equity Moment

In an unexpected way, a much-mocked solution at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in the wake of a school shooting sparked a conversation around menstrual stigma—redefining the terms of “conceal and carry.”

The Future of Disability Rights Activism is Female

Young women are bringing a feminist lens to the fight for disability rights that is critical in the current political climate. 

Where Maternal Health and Child Marriage Intersect

Child marriage interrupts the futures of young girls and women around the world—and it has great ramifications on their maternal health.

Let’s Talk About Endometriosis

Why are so many women failing to receive a correct diagnosis for a condition which is so common and has such adverse consequences for its sufferers?

Lawmakers Across the U.S. Want Menstrual Equity for Incarcerated Women

Several states are fighting to put an end to the time when women prisoners do not even make enough to afford a box of tampons.

Putting Periods on the Agenda

Andrew Cuomo’s push for free menstrual products in school restrooms for girls in New York state underscores how rapidly the menstrual equity movement has become politically favorable and mainstream.

The Fight that Follows Pain and Prejudice

The time to fight for women with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis—often called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome—who have been dismissed and ignored is now. Here’s how.

#KnowTheFlow: Gift-Wrapping Menstrual Equity for Valentine’s Day

No offense to all those romantic cliches, but everyone knows that buying items like boxes of chocolates isn’t a true measure of love. Buying a person a box of tampons, on the other hand? That’s when you know it’s real.

Facing the Complicated Truth About FGM

Complex issues necessitate complex solutions. Women and girls who are facing FGM/C deserve more than lip service from the U.S. government; they deserve our full support.

Trump’s HHS Appointees are Taking Aim at Title X

For nearly 50 years, Title X has had broad and bipartisan support. Economically, it’s common sense. For millions of women and families, it’s vital. And now it’s at risk.

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