3 Organic Period Panties That Are Actually PFAS-Free — The Good Trade

3 Organic Period Panties That Are Actually PFAS-Free by Written By Our Editors (thegoodtrade.com)

PFAS-Free Period Underwear For Your Next Cycle
When Thinx launched in the 2010s, the brand brought reusable period underwear to the mainstream. Just a few years later, it was revealed that the highly wicking material contained an alarming amount of PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

When Thinx launched in the 2010s, the brand brought reusable period underwear to the mainstream. Just a few years later, it was revealed that the highly wicking material contained an alarming amount of PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. PFAS are widely-used, long lasting chemicals that have stain-and water-resistant qualities, and they are found in…

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Websites Selling Abortion Pills Are Sharing Sensitive Data With Google — ProPublica

Websites Selling Abortion Pills Are Sharing Sensitive Data With Google by an author (propublica.org)

Some sites selling abortion pills share information with Google. This data could be used to prosecute people who end their pregnancies with medication.

These third-party trackers, including a Google Analytics tool and advertising technologies, collect a host of details about users and feed them to tech behemoth Google, its parent company, Alphabet, and other third parties, such as the online chat provider LiveChat. Those details include the web addresses the users visited, what they clicked on, the search…

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Nigeria’s female bouncers show their strength fighting stereotypes

Nigeria’s female bouncers show their strength fighting stereotypes (reuters.com)

Thomas’s newfound confidence has transformed her social and family life in the city of Uyo, where the 37-year-old lives with her two children.

She no longer considers herself and introvert or shies away from events.

The Dragon Squad has also led her to advocate for the rights of girls and women.

For years, Emem Thomas’ body drew snarky remarks from slimmer classmates in southern Nigeria that shattered her confidence and natural affability. Then she found a niche that values what Thomas now proudly describes as her “plus-sized” body type: the “Dragon Squad Limited”, a team of female bouncers. Source: Nigeria’s female bouncers show their strength fighting…

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Women work harder than men – our anthropological study reveals why

Women work harder than men – our anthropological study reveals why (The Conversation)

Men in rural China spend more time in leisure or social activities, or just hanging around and resting.

For most people around the world, physical work takes up a great amount of time and energy every day. But what determines whether it is men or women who are working harder in households? In most hunter-gatherer societies, men are the hunters and women are the gatherers – with men seemingly walking the furthest. But…

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Oklahoma Could Force Trans People Under 26 Years Old To Detransition Medically

Oklahoma Could Force Trans People Under 26 Years Old To Detransition Medically by Erin Reed (Erin In The Morning)

A new bill has been filed in Oklahoma that would ban gender affirming care under age 26. Republican states are moving towards banning transition entirely.

A terrifying new bill was released late Wednesday night in Oklahoma that would ban gender affirming care for a huge number people. Oklahoma SB129 would ban gender affirming care under the age of 26 years old. Gen Z would be entirely banned from gender affirming care under this bill. This prospect is terrifying because Gen…

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Anti-Abortion Republicans Block Bill To Give Pregnant Workers Basic Accommodations

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) speaks at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Sept. 28, 2021. He recently opposed a vote on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. Three Senate Republicans who oppose abortion blocked a bipartisan bill that would afford pregnant people basic workplace accommodations, such as a water bottle, a stool or extra bathroom breaks.…

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I Had An Abortion In My 40s. I’ll Never Forget The Shocking Thing The Doctor Said To Me.

I never would have guessed that my first abortion would be when I was in my 40s, married, and a parent already. But that’s the situation I was in when my pregnancy test came back positive in the first July of the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: I Had An Abortion In My 40s. I’ll Never Forget…

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Eczema itch relief – a rollerball to scratch the skin without hurting it – CNA Lifestyle

Her bad encounter with two severe eczema flare-ups left such an indelible memory that when the time came for her final-year thesis at the National University of Singapore (NUS), she decided to design a product to solve the itch. Koh Bei Ning, 23, a graduate of Industrial Design at NUS, created a Rollerball Itch Relief…

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Google Isn’t [Automatically] Deleting Users’ Abortion-Related Data, Despite Post-Roe Promise

A spokesperson for Google told the Guardian that the company’s promised policy change has taken effect, without confirming exactly when it began. The spokesperson noted that “users can turn Web & App Activity off at any time, delete all or part of their data manually, or choose to automatically delete the data on a rolling…

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