Posts tagged "menstruation"

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

This Menstruating Marathoner Is Making A Splash

London marathoner and M.I.A. drummer Kiran Gandhi ran the London Marathon this past April while menstruating freely. This sounds like zero fun to me, but Gandhi views it differently, according…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 10, 2015 - 10:30 am

Trump Banned From RedState Gathering Over Menstruation Remarks At Megyn Kelly

Can you even believe Donald Trump said another blaring sexist remark towards a woman?!
When interviewed by CNN regarding Thursday night’s Republican Debate, Donald Trump who is (shudder) a current Republican…

Katrin Higher | August 8, 2015 - 10:30 am

Key & Peele School A Room Of Men On The Harsh Realities Of Menstruation

“They ain’t cranky, they got blood comin’ out their vaginas, y’all.”…

Megan Reynolds | July 16, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Badass Singer Gives No Fucks When Her Maxi Pad Falls Out On Live Television

“This is not something I should be ashamed of or mocked for,” responded singer Patricia Navidad.

Robyn Pennacchia | July 16, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Period Sex: 6 Reasons You Should Definitely Get Down When Aunt Flow Comes To Town

I like to tell myself that I don’t have many dating dealbreakers. I’m completely open to anyone, quirks and all. That’s always the case when meeting someone that you’ve got…

Kristin Collins Jackson | June 29, 2015 - 10:50 am

Apple Will Finally Be Able To Track Your Period, Like You Always Wanted

Your menses is important. Apple cares.

Megan Reynolds | June 9, 2015 - 9:00 am

Scott Walker Plans To Ban All Abortions After 20 Weeks, Even If A Mother’s Life Is In Danger

Scott Walker to ban all abortions after 20 weeks; today is Menstrual Hygiene Day worldwide; that chocolate weight loss study was a fake; Hanna Tuulikki brings her artwork Away with

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 28, 2015 - 10:10 am

Giant Whiny Baby Man Refuses To Sell Tampons Because They Are ‘Gross’

I don’t now where these subhuman crybaby sewer men come from but I guess the British Singer/Songwriter Mary Epworth found one in a gas station in Iowa while on tour…

Katrin Higher | May 9, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Tampons Could Be Killing Us Softly At This Very Moment

I don’t want to ruin your day or anything, but here’s something terrifying you’ve probably never thought about: scientists barely know anything about the long-term effects of tampons on our health.

Claire Hannum | April 23, 2015 - 4:20 pm

This Easter, What Can We Learn From Fertility Rituals?

If I have to admit it, my interest in fertility rites was probably piqued by watching the god-awful Nicolas Cage remake of “The Wicker Man” on a new friend’s urging…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 3, 2015 - 2:15 pm

#Problematic: Instagram Hates Your Period Stains, Trevor Noah Faces Backlash & “Going Clear” Goes After Scientology

No matter what happened to you this week, you have a brand new Sufjan Stevens record to sonically guide you through the ephemeral waters of your mommy issues, mortality, and…

Chloe Stillwell | April 3, 2015 - 12:00 pm

This Menstrual Blood Instagram Is Bloody Great

One of the most interesting things about making the switch from tampons to the menstrual cup — as I did over two years ago — is how much better I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 5, 2015 - 5:05 pm

Changes On Rehtaeh Parsons’ Wikipedia Page Are Being Traced To The Canadian Defence Department

Someone in the Canadian Defence Department has been editing Rehtaeh Parsons’ Wikipedia page to imply that Parsons’ father believed that she had had consensual sex with the two boys…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 10, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Get To Know The Women Of The #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Meet the women of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. [The Atlantic]
Is casual, everyday sexism making women sick? [The Guardian]
Islamaphobic bus ads in San Francisco have been “defaced”…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 27, 2015 - 6:30 pm
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