Toilet Paper Tampon

The “luxury tax” on tampons and pads adds just one more layer of impossibly annoying barriers to hygiene for low income women. The fact is that many women cannot afford tampons or pads and so they go without. They make the time-honored toilet paper tampon which is something all women have had to use atContinue reading “Toilet Paper Tampon”

The Union Rescue Mission Lives

Last year Darla went to the #SheDoes protest on Los Angeles’ City Hall Steps. She said it was scary and it must be sad to have no money when the bank buildings are your night light. I told her about my trip to @URM and meeting LaTonya and Sheila. This was her reaction. Right nowContinue reading “The Union Rescue Mission Lives”

#Shedoes

Can you imagine being a female and homeless? Darla is going to find out tonight, even though I have a cold. I want her to know why it is important to care for our neighbours. I want her to feel the cold and the fear and desperation so she understands that it is real andContinue reading “#Shedoes”

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