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Down-There Care

It’s time for an update! The last time I heard about vaginal care was in a middle school classroom and consisted of awkwardly seeing a pad for the first time. If you’re like me, sex-ed left me confused, scared, and quite honestly kind-of grossed out. You would think that sex-ed would better prepare us for […]

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What is Period poverty?

Have you ever started your period and had to use a dirty rag in order to control the bleeding? The answer for most people would most likely be “no.” But for some women who live below the poverty line, and cannot afford products such as pads or tampons, this might be their only option when […]

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Stopping The Stigma Of Periods

Why is there such a stigma around periods? Periods are seen as dirty, gross, and unclean. There are such negative connotations around periods and menstruation. People joke around and say phrases like “oh she’s just PMS-ing”, or say comments like “is it that time of the month”, or “she’s just moody because of her period.” […]

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When Will Someone Protect Us?

As black women in America what has been said to be our #1 priority? PROTECTING BLACK MEN As black women, everyone expects us to be responsible for making sure our black men prosper ahead of us. They expect us to be such “strong black women”. No, I am not telling you this is right, but […]

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