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Backlash after a man is appointed Scotland's first 'period dignity officer'

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Jason Grant has been given the job of promoting access to free sanitary products in schools and colleges across the Tay region. The role also includes discussing issues around the menopause. Critics say the job should have gone to a woman and former tennis star Martina Navratilova has labelled the appointment "f****** ridiculous"
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Scottish group appoints man as first ever period dignity regional lead

Jason Grant’s appointment in Tay region receives incredulous responseThe appointment of a man to a new regional role promoting period dignity has provoked criticism and consternation.Jason Grant, who has previously worked in tobacco sales and as a personal trainer, was announced as the period dignity regional lead officer for the Tay region earlier this week, in what is believed to be the first role of its kind in the country and prompted by gro…

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Anger as man is appointed as Scottish ‘period dignity officer’

Gina Davidson, of radio station LBC, described the appointment as the ‘epitome of mansplaining’.

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Mr Grant's responsibilities include working on issues around menopause and promoting access to free period products after the Period Products Act was introduced

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Anger as man named Scotland's 'period dignity officer'

The decision to appoint a man as Scotland's first "period dignity officer" has been met with a major backlash.

3 months ago·Ireland
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Backlash after a man is appointed Scotland's first 'period dignity officer'

Critics included former tennis champion Martina Navratilova, who said: "This is just f****** ridiculous. Have we ever tried to explain to men how to shave or how to take care of their prostate or whatever?!? This is absurd."

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Anger as a man is hired as Scotland’s first ‘period dignity officer’

The appointment of a man as Scotland’s first ever “period dignity officer” has been derided as the ultimate act of “mansplaining”. It provoked a backlash on social media with critics including former grand slam tennis champion Martina Navratilova. She branded the move “ridiculous”. Jason Gra

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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