07/18/18

written by Brianna Flaherty

Body Banter

We Sent Icon Undies To Female Senators

It’s no secret that Brett Kavanaugh’s election to the Supreme Court could mean an about-face for women’s personal agency over our oft-leaky bods. That’s why we sent filibuster Endurance Packages to our female senators (even though we know an actual filibuster is less than likely). Complete with our moderate-absorbency bikini undies in Spice, tote bags, Aloha protein bars, and bottled water, the packages are meant to help our reps withstand long stints on the senate floor (sans bathroom breaks) defending women’s access to comprehensive, affordable, and quality healthcare. Our gesture might sound silly, but our motivation stems from a genuine dedication to providing women around the world with accessible, quality health information and care. Simply put, women's health and wellbeing shouldn't be a partisan issue.

Our CEO Maria Molland Selby said it best: “Icon and THINX believe in empowering every body, and that includes empowering women to make their own decisions about their reproductive health."

No matter which side of the political fence you stand on, we need to make sure our representatives are looking out for the greater good of women's health. Here’s a handy database with every senator’s contact info, and a list of all the women on the senate floor defending your access to quality healthcare right now:

Diane Feinstein, California: (202) 224-3841

Kamala Harris, California: (202) 224-3553

Mazie Hirono, Hawaii: (202) 224-6361

Tammy Duckworth, Illinois: (202) 224-2854

Susan Collins, Maine: (202) 224-2523

Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts: (202) 224-4543

Debbie Stabenow, Michigan: (202) 224-4822

Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota: (202) 224-3244

Tina Smith, Minnesota: (202) 224-5641

Claire McCaskill, Missouri: (202) 224-6154

Catherine Cortez Masto, Nevada: (202) 224-3542

Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire: (202) 224-2841

Maggie Hassan, New Hampshire: (202) 224-3324

Kristen Gillibrand, New York: (202) 224-4451

Heidi Heitkamp, North Dakota: (202) 224-2043

Patty Murray, Washington: (202) 224-2621

Maria Cantwell, Washington: (202) 224-3441

Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia: (202) 224-6472

Tammy Baldwin, Wisconsin: (202) 224-5653

Lisa Murkowski, Alaska: (202) 224-6665

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