period products

Another year, another push to make period products more accessible in Kentucky

BY: - January 4, 2024

FRANKFORT — Kentucky is one of 21 states that taxes period products, according to the Alliance for Period Supplies, but several Republican and Democrat lawmakers want to change that.  Period product tax is sometimes called the “pink tax” and advocates for removing it say the products shouldn’t cost more because they aren’t optional expenses.  Rep. […]

Kentucky’s largest city giving away free period products

BY: - October 13, 2023

LOUISVILLE – Eighteen of Louisville’s health department and Metro Hall public-facing bathrooms just got period products dispensers thanks to an investment of around a $1,000 from the city’s Office of Women.  The free products are part of a pilot program that city leaders said Friday is a step toward health equity and also a worthwhile […]