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Always removes feminine symbols
because 'not everyone who has a
period identifies as female'

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Posted By: Ribicon, 10/21/2019 2:50:12 PM

Procter & Gamble’s Always feminine hygiene brand announced it is removing feminine symbols from its packaging in the name of inclusivity. “For over 35 years Always has championed girls and women, and we will continue to do so,” the company said in a statement to The Independent. “We’re also committed to diversity and inclusion, and after hearing from many people across genders and age groups, we realized that not everyone who has a period and needs to use a pad identifies as female.” The decision comes after transgender activists criticized the company for including the feminine Venus symbol on its packaging.


Unabashed after losing a pile of money and permanently alienating many of its customers after the Gillette "toxic masculinity" fumble, P&G now flips the bird to women. Can company leadership possibly be this stupid, or is this a move by short-sellers or corporate raiders to erode stock value? Probably merits investigation either way.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: His_Highness 10/21/2019 2:54:17 PM (No. 213689)
Biological males can identify any way they want, but that does not mean they can have periods. They cannot. Any biological male who thinks he is having periods should have his head examined. Is their a brain in there? Possibly not.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DARling 10/21/2019 2:59:31 PM (No. 213694)
Beam me up, Scotty. I have heard everything. A woman gets a crew cut and a plaid shirt and calls herself a guy. Then gets upset when a company that sells sanitary products outwardly caters to females---which she is.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rather Read 10/21/2019 3:05:14 PM (No. 213702)
I'm happy all that is over for me. I majored in biology. No matter how much you wish, you HAVE to have a uterus and ovaries to have a menstrual period. No amount of wishing or hormones will make it any different. No uterus, no period.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Daisymay 10/21/2019 3:07:10 PM (No. 213705)
OMG! I am definitely OLD! I never thought I would live to see the day something this crazy would be accepted as "Normal".A company accepts that the man who has a period is offended by the packaging on the product that he/she needs! Can't wait to see how they handle Tampons!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: volksford 10/21/2019 3:08:26 PM (No. 213706)
Glad I sold every dime of PG
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Laotzu 10/21/2019 3:08:52 PM (No. 213707)
Dang, the fastest way for me to figure out I wasn't in the mens section was that everything was pink.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 10/21/2019 3:12:53 PM (No. 213712)
Just put a picture of a rag on the bottle. Rags are multi-purpose, just like multi-genders.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DeplorableVet 10/21/2019 3:13:52 PM (No. 213714)
If you're having a period, then you're a woman. If you think otherwise, then you're also mentally ill.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Clinger 10/21/2019 3:18:32 PM (No. 213717)
So bleeding hemorrhoids don't actually count?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: M2 10/21/2019 3:25:19 PM (No. 213721)
What is this national psychosis? Has the entire Left gone totally stark raving bonkers? What man who identifies as a female would be crazy enough to buy menstrual products? For what? And what does this say about the manufacturer? I feel like I’m living inside Robert De Niro’s brain. Help.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: edgar 10/21/2019 3:31:18 PM (No. 213726)
There is a term for presenting yourself as something you are not. It is called FRAUD! P&G is enabling these frauds.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: JL80863 10/21/2019 3:35:52 PM (No. 213732)
"You can't fix stupid"
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Reply 13 - Posted by: JediJerry 10/21/2019 3:43:16 PM (No. 213737)
I have periods of happiness anxiety anger and serenity. I don’t need a tampon to deal with it.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: slab 10/21/2019 3:43:38 PM (No. 213738)
Have we reached peak insanity yet? Yes? No?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 10/21/2019 3:50:56 PM (No. 213740)
Dead to me now.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: AltaD 10/21/2019 4:15:34 PM (No. 213760)
I hope the next big news regarding P&G is that the company has gone bankrupt.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: farmwife 10/21/2019 4:24:26 PM (No. 213769)
I have never in my life heard so much discussion of feminine hygiene. And the level of stupidity has reached new heights. Women have been handling this situation just fine forever, and will continue to do so.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 10/21/2019 4:42:36 PM (No. 213789)
If you are not a female what does 'have a period' even mean? Are we talking bleeding hemorrhoids here? A gaping wound? You need either Preparation H or some sutures. Didn't Kotex get started when army nurses discovered that battle dressings worked great for menstrual flow?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: jasmine 10/21/2019 5:09:14 PM (No. 213804)
"...after hearing from many people across genders and age groups, we realized that not everyone who has a period and needs to use a pad identifies as female.” The need for the product is determined by anatomy and age. How one "identifies" is irrelevant. Men can't "will" themselves to shed a the lining of their non-existent uterus any more than women can will themselves not to shed the lining of a uterus with which they were born. Corporate America, the media, and a long line of politically correct exploiters are losing their collective minds.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: chance_232 10/21/2019 5:19:27 PM (No. 213811)
Re#14 No..... the answer is no. We haven't reached peak insanity yet. I daresay, we are just getting warmed up.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: bad-hair 10/21/2019 5:26:36 PM (No. 213817)
I'm a guy but I "identify" as a woman. OMG, I missed my period. I must be pregnant. We'll do a paternity test and the sorry bugger is going to owe me a TON of child support.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: coyote 10/21/2019 5:32:32 PM (No. 213821)
Well gag me with a spoon, have we entered the 8th dimension?
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Salt5792 10/21/2019 6:00:18 PM (No. 213839)
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Scout Finch 10/21/2019 6:01:00 PM (No. 213842)
Just to clear up a totally understandable misconception some of the above posters have: P & G are addressing the .02% of feminine-protection wearers that were born as women but now think that wearing a butch haircut and flannel shirts allows them to fantasize that they are men with periods and are put off by the pink or purple box their pads come in. Kid you not.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Philipsonh 10/21/2019 6:01:21 PM (No. 213843)
If a male has a PERIOD it is at the end of a sentence. ( Notice the preceding dot )
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Reply 26 - Posted by: red1066 10/21/2019 6:10:52 PM (No. 213851)
Don't forget the walk #2. A dyke can't really look like a man unless she/he/it can exaggerate the walk of a what a man looks like in their mind.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: DVC 10/21/2019 6:29:03 PM (No. 213876)
Identify or not, if you use that product, you are a female.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: HammerDax56 10/21/2019 8:48:15 PM (No. 213978)
These are the same geniuses obsessed with cows passing gas. They boycott Chick Fila. I’m noticing a pattern It’s insanity.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Agent Orange 10/21/2019 9:04:20 PM (No. 213992)
I just can't get my head around this protest? And the reason for the removal is for what? The left gets more weird each and every day. Just when you think, ..."This can't get any more stupid!" here they go again. MSgt USAF (ret)
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Reply 30 - Posted by: DVC 10/22/2019 1:11:27 AM (No. 214103)
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Reply 31 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 10/22/2019 9:56:06 AM (No. 214393)
A P&G product, of course. I guessed so even before reading the story and confirming.
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