Chirlane McCray Wrote a Tampon Poem — Feel Free to Recite It Aloud Forever

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Chirlane McCray. Photo: Mireya Acierto/Getty Images
Chirlane McCray. Photo: Mireya Acierto/Getty Images

City Councilmember Julissa Ferreras-Copeland presented a bill to the City Council on Tuesday that would make tampons free in public-school bathrooms, homeless shelters, and jails and prisons. First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray is here to celebrate — with a tampon poem! She read her poem, titled “Tampons for All,” aloud Wednesday at a Twitter event:

Larry Wilmore might have claimed #TamponTuesday, but New York has Chirlane McCray, the dream of free tampons for all, and now this poem.

Chirlane McCray Wrote a Poem About Free Tampons