feminine hygiene

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Calif. Pols Push 'Tampons for All' to Fix 'Gender Injustice'

Legislators want to get rid of state sales taxes on feminine hygiene products

(Newser) - Health products like walkers and Viagra are exempt from California state sales tax, and if two assembly members have their way, feminine hygiene products will soon enjoy the same status. Cristina Garcia and Ling Ling Chang introduced a measure Monday maintaining that tampons, sanitary napkins, and similar products are a... More »

For $10, Women Can Now Pee Standing Up

Company expects to sell 1 million 'GoGirl' funnels this year

(Newser) - Ladies, have you ever envied men their care-free urinal-using ways? Then Sarah Dillon has the product for you. Dillon hopes to become, in a friend’s words, the “Betty Crocker of the pee business,” by selling GoGirl, a cheap, reusable silicon funnel that allows women to pee standing... More »

MadTV Mocked Apple's iPad 4 Years Ago

2006 sketch parodied what new Apple tablet sounds like it is

(Newser) - Looks like the yucksters at MadTV have Steve Jobs beat by four years when coming up with dubious names for tablet computers. Thing is, when the comedians made a jokey iPad sketch, their gadget was actually what Apple’s new toy sort of sounds like: a feminine hygiene product. Complete... More »

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