When a New York apartment burned down: A story about a broken kitchen

In June 2008, I moved into a one-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn’s Manhattan neighborhood.The apartment had a kitchen island light in the bathroom, a sink and a counter top.The living room was decorated with black plastic tables, a bed and a couch.In one corner of the living room, a large, dark table had been removed to […]

New US law gives women the right to buy tampons

AUSTIN, Texas — A new Texas law allows women to buy their own tampons and pads, with exemptions for medical reasons.The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors.Become one.In the wake of the Zika virus, Texas lawmakers passed a bill last month that allows women and girls to get their own disposable menstrual pads and tampons.Women have […]