Knowledge is power


Currently, 14 states don’t tax menstrual products. We've fought to make that happen! And we still have 36 more to go.

These are the states that still tax tampons: 

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.



Make noise


Tell the government where to stick the tampon tax.

Share  #TamponTax and #MenstrualEquity

Sign the petition “Stop Taxing Our Periods! Period.”  

Speak out and speak up -- contact your state legislators here.

Take legal action.

If you reside in a state that taxes menstrual products and would like to join a class action challenging the tax, send an email with your name and address to

If you are an attorney who is interested in representing plaintiffs challenging your state’s tampon tax, send an email with your name and affiliation to





Donate to help ensure access to menstrual products.

Until the government gets its act together, you can help those in need by donating to groups like RACKETSupport the Girls and Girls Helping Girls. Period. 

And if you're interested in supporting Period Equity's work with a tax-deductible donation, please send an email to We'll reply with instructions about how to make a secure transaction.