Chicago native Faustina Beninato is faced with a terrible choice every month: whether to spend her limited income on food or menstrual hygiene products. Temporarily homeless, she roams malls and the Harold Washington Library during the day – where she devotes two hours to job searching – and rides CTA trains at night to avoid […]
The producers of a film about menstruation got emotional — understandably — during Sunday’s Oscars.
After winning the category for Best Documentary Short at the 2019 Academy Awards for their film Period. End of Sentence., the female producers, including Melissa Berton and Rayka Zehtabchi, took the stage to deliver their acceptance speech.
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TODOR TSVETKOV VIA GETTY IMAGES Homeless women typically know where to find a safe place to sleep or a hot meal to eat. But when it comes to taking care of their feminine hygiene needs, they often have nowhere to turn. Tampons and sanitary pads usually top the list of needs at shelters, since they’re […]