By Anica Padilla

DENVER (CBS4) — Free menstrual products are now available in restrooms in Denver Public Schools.

(credit: Tay Anderson)

“FREE menstrual products have begun to arrive in restrooms across Denver Public Schools!” Denver School Board Director Tay Anderson wrote on Facebook.

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Anderson acknowledged Caitlin Soch, the young woman who initiated the drive to make free feminine products available to students.

“I want to acknowledge the hard work of Caitlin Soch and our amazing facilities team at DPS for their work on FREE menstrual products prior to my tenure on the Denver School Board!” Anderson wrote.

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Anderson said he wants feminine hygiene products available in men’s restrooms, as well.

“…we have students that a trans/non-binary that will not use the gender-conforming restrooms these products are in,” Anderson stated.



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