Posts tagged "maxi pads"

Pad Garder, The Man Who Wants To Become A Kotex Maxi Pad, Now Has A Video Diary

I've had a blood clot soft spot for Pad Garder, aka TheFemininePad, aka the Yoni Tantra-practicing Otherkin who dreams of becoming "a pink disposable feminine pad, to be pressed against a soft vulva for a woman’s period," ever since I learned of his existence. Very good news! Pad has launched a new vlog series called "The

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 20, 2013

Great Moments in Manhood: The Guy Who Made Maxi Pads More Affordable to Poor Women

Poor women in India have a man to thank for their low-cost menstrual supplies. Arunachalam Muruganantham risked his marriage and his family in order to revolutionize the production of maxi-pads so that they be made more affordable to poor women. In much of rural India, women were using rags, leaves or even newspapers as pads.

By: Julie Gerstein / December 21, 2011

Always Maxi Pad Ad Draws Blood

Whoa. Is ... is ... is that what I think it is? Is this Always maxi-pad daring to suggest that red blood is involved with a woman's menstrual cycle? Such a thing has never before occurred in the history of tampon and pad ads, which usually imply that a soft, inoffensive blue liquid flows dow…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 7, 2011

Bleed All Over This: Patricia Field Designs A Maxi Pad

"Can I ask you a question? Who designed your maxi pad?" "Patricia Field for Kotex." "Fabulous, dah-ling!" OK, just kidding. This is a conversation that will not actually happen. Patricia Field has leant her name to Kotex, but only to cases that carry feminine hygiene products in and this trippy maxi pad won't actually be…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 7, 2011

Activists Mailing Photos Of Used Tampons To Georgia Politician

Of all the anti-abortion legislative f***ery to happen recently, one of the saddest stories is out of Georgia. As I blogged in Today's Lady News on Wednesday, GA State Representative Bobby Franklin has introduced a bill that would would classify abortion as “prenatal murder” in order to criminalize it, which would thus require miscarriages to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 25, 2011

Trekkies Have Heavy Flow Days Too

Always seems to be after a rather niche demographic with this print ad for their maxi pads with wings -- "Star Trek" fans. Because nothing takes the fun out of a Trekkie convention than waiting in line for the bathroom to change a leaky pad. [Copyranter]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 16, 2010