menstruation

Nepalese Girls Photograph The Menstrual Taboos That Hold Them Back Every Month

Look, half the population gets a period once a month for much of their life, so it’s about time the world as a whole stops stigmatizing and punishing women for

Lauren Holter | July 15, 2016 - 6:02 pm

Women Of Indiana Phone Governor’s Office To Tell Him About Their Periods

Sicko conservative as hell Indiana Governor Mike Pence has signed one of the most extreme anti-abortion laws in the country and women are seriously pissed.

Part of his…

Katrin Higher | April 3, 2016 - 2:30 pm

Have You Ever Had A Fart Travel Upward Through Your Vagina? You’re Not Alone

We’re not talking about queefing, just by the way.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 9, 2016 - 4:30 pm

ALDI Tampons Might Dissolve In Your Vagina, Just FYI

As if having periods and paying $60 a year for menstrual products every child-bearing year of your life wasn’t enough of a nightmare, now you can have your

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 16, 2016 - 1:00 pm

The Soapbox: On The Need For Safe Spaces For Girls Who Develop Early

Girls who begin puberty earlier than their peers are stuck in an adolescent purgatory of sorts – not yet women, but too “mature” to be considered little girls.

Tiffanie Drayton | November 4, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Hoorah For This Swedish Song About Periods

Here’s something that would never happen in current-day America: A Swedish children’s channel (yes, children’s channel) had one of their hosts, Alex Hermansson, sing a song about menstrual

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 14, 2015 - 1:55 pm

The Maxi Pad Bandit Might Not Understand Heists, But He Totally Gets The Ladies

It’s always that time of the month.

Lauren Vinopal | October 6, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Teen’s Death From Toxic Shock Syndrome Raises Symptom Awareness — But We Should Be Talking About Tampon Regulation

This tragedy is about a lot more than Toxic Shock Syndrome.

Lauren Vinopal | September 25, 2015 - 9:00 am

Thanks To The Lammily Doll, Now Little Girls Can Throw Period Parties

When I see a confident little girl, it always bums me out to realize that she’s got only a few years before her hormones hijack her insecurities indefinitely. This special innocent…

Lauren Vinopal | September 23, 2015 - 11:15 am

Now You Can Shove A Bloody Tampon In Donald Trump’s Gaping Maw

Imagine the Donald choking on a bloody cotton uterine lining popsicle and LAUGH, my blood moon sisters, LAUGHHHH.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 12, 2015 - 1:00 pm
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