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In the United States, access to tampons and pads for low-income women is a real problem, too: food stamps don’t cover feminine hygiene products, so some women resort to selling their food stamps in order to pay for “luxuries” like tampons. Women in prison often don’t have access to sanitary products at all, and the high cost of a product that half the population needs multiple times a day, every month for approximately 30 years, is simply, well, bullshit.

- The case for free tampons (via stuffmomnevertoldyou)

You know, I don’t think I’ve ever heard anybody suggest that toilet paper or paper towels in public bathrooms shouldn’t be free.  We’d consider it outrageous if that very basic necessity were to be missing, or provided only for purchase.

And yet.

(via animatedamerican)

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iwriteaboutfeminism:

Police continue to make arrests at Ferguson protest.

Part 4.

UNCHECKED! No state or federal intervention at all!

You telling me NOBODY in this country has the authority to put an end to this?

Nobody has the power to dismantle this oppressive police force who has consistently violated the civil rights of these Black people publicly for an entire month?

Fuck everything!

Dat bold. 

Like, why the fuck is this STILL going on? 

WHY has everybody harboring Darren Wilson not also been brought up on fucking charges?