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Meet the Texas teens taking on the state’s “tampon tax”

A group of young women have teamed up with a prestigious Houston law firm to get the state to stop charging sales tax on menstrual products, arguing they qualify as “wound care dressings.”

Sahar Punjwani, a student at the University of Chicago, poses for a portrait in Jackson Park on the south side of Chicago, I…

Combating period poverty

Eighteen-year-old Zoe Kass holds a handful of pads in her high school bathroom in Houston, on April 28, 2022. Kass is a mens…

Legislative efforts

Challenging the comptroller’s office

Bellaire High School senior Zoe Kass demonstrates how students can reach her menstrual product baskets in the high school in…

The fight goes on

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