3 Pivotal Period Policy Actions in New York and Around the Globe

I’m a New Yorker. There’s no doubt about it. I’m a straight shooter and I know how to seamlessly devour a slice of pizza while weaving through NYC traffic and answering emails on my smart phone. Even after almost three years of living in Los Angeles, where I learned to slow things down a bit […]

Death and Taxes May Be Certain… But Why a Tax on Tampons?

If Benjamin Franklin were still around today, we think he’d be proud to take a stand for the #TamponsForAll campaign being spearheaded by Cosmopolitan magazine and Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, a fierce advocate on gender issues. The #notaxontampons aspect of the initiative has gained over 30,000 supporters who have signed a petition that asks U.S. state legislators […]

Who is Robin Danielson? 5 reasons why you should know

Robin Danielson died in 1998 at the age of 44 after contracting Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) from the use of a conventional brand of tampons. Today many women feel like TSS is something that they no longer need to worry about and believe that tampons are now much improved. While it’s true that the particular product […]

Taking a Stand for Your Vaginal Health

  Five summers ago Maxim Hygiene Products had it’s first ever street campaign. It was a year after we had officially launched our line of Organic and Natural Feminine Hygiene Products and we were yearning to get the word out about all that our unique brand stands for. Our young company of committed #FierceWomen took […]

The Connection Between Tampons and Marriage Equality

Did you notice an influx of images with an equal sign and a stream of red popping up on your favorite social network not too long ago, around March? No, it wasn’t Facebook’s time of the month. It was the Human Rights Campaign’s expression and support of marriage equality. Well, get ready for another visit […]