feminine hygiene

Chicago Gets Rid Of Tampon Tax, Will New York Follow Suit?

Periods are getting cheaper! You know, those pesky things that happen to your female body that you have literally no control over?

The fine city of Chicago has ended its tampon tax, and the state of New York passed a bill that will also do the same. Shockingly, the women of NYC pay… More »


Old Douche Unearthed Near New York’s City Hall

Finding an old douche at New York City Hall isn’t breaking news. Finding a 19th-century feminine hygiene device is.

Archaeologists uncovered a 3-inch contraceptive artifact during a 2010 excavation along the north side of City Hall in Manhattan — but thought it was a spice grinder until this year, DNAinfo reports. Read moreMore »


An Open Letter To Publicist Behind Healthy HooHoo Premium Feminine Care Products

Hi, Publicist Who Sent Us A Press Release About Healthy HooHoo Premium Feminine Care Products!

Thanks for the heads up about how to shower our “most precious parts with these soft and gentle wipes.” And by “most precious parts,” you mean our hoohoos.  One thing — is “hoohoo” the name of my vagina? More »


Poll: Are Feminine Hygiene Products Creepy?

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My Period Is Not A Natural Disaster, Thank You Very Much

Yesterday, as I was flipping through People, I came across an advertisement that scared me to death. What was it marketing? Feminine hygiene products, of course. Because, I mean, what could be scarier than a period?! The Always Infinity ad features a dangerous tornado-like whirlpool swirling ominously into a gigantic maxi pad. A pad that,… More »