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…
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…
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…
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 thu…
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