Murdering Feminine Hygiene. Part two: Tampons

  In part one of this topic I explained why I despise the phrase and the practice of feminine hygiene. In short, the phrase is gendered and sexist – there’s no equivalent phrase for men such as ‘masculine hygiene’ – and feminine hygiene usually denotes unnecessary activities solely pertaining to one’s vagina. I examined hormonal …

Murdering Feminine Hygiene. Part One: Hormonal Birth Control

Margaret Sanger: mother of planned parenthood, dreamed of a birth control pill decades before it existed.She was prosecuted for instructing women about contraception. After some consideration, I’ve decided that I passionately hate feminine hygiene. I am referring both to the phrase as well as the practice itself. Gross, you’re thinking, as if I’ve just admitted …