The Real Tea on Organic Tampons

In the past year or so, there has been increased dialogue on what is better: traditional or organic tampons? The big argument is that traditional tampons contain some suspect substances, like chlorine and pesticides used for the cotton production. The most popular argument is that the vagina is the most absorbent part of the body, […]

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From the Newsroom

What’s up, everybody? All of us from ShoutOut wish you well during these last weeks of the spring semester! Here’s what’s up with everything else this week: Political Ish: North Carolina’s governor Pat McCrory is not making anything better after the BS bathroom policy’s passing. Equal Pay Day was yesterday. Yep, wage gap still exists. […]

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Empowering. The. Period.

Ladies, we know about the friend that arrives every 28 days.  This little friend that seems to defy the human body by bleeding for a week and we stay alive.  We hate this friend, but we have to welcome it, I mean it’s biology.  This friend is our period. Recently, there seems to have been […]

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Why aren’t tampons free?

When I was 11, I got my first period; I was in 6th grade and had no idea what to do. I remember sitting in a bathroom stall, frozen and embarrassed. After I mustered enough courage to leave the safety of the stall I had been sitting in for the better part of an hour, […]

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