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Ivy League Students Vote To Install Free Tampons In Men’s Room

Ivy League Students Vote To Install Free Tampons In Men’s Room

My mom taught me that my period is my responsibility. I have never understood why a young adult would want the entire world involved in such a personal, private thing.

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How progressive and forward thinking of them.

Thought man-pons were only reserved for Comedy Central sketches? Think again.

This month, the Columbia University Student Council voted to launch a pilot program to distribute free tampons across campus — even in the men’s restrooms. According to the Columbia Spectator, tampons and pads will be installed in female, male, and gender-neutral bathrooms in 10 academic buildings as well as in the school library.

The move comes after the Columbia administration ended a pilot program that gave students the ability to pick up free tampons and pads at Columbia Health Services. The administration’s pilot program was terminated due to a lack of student interest.

Columbia students have been calling for administrators to offer free tampons for the past year.

“Columbia should pay for my period,” declared Barnard-Columbia junior Courtney Couillard in an op-ed earlier this year. More

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