Posts tagged "menstruation"

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 16, 2010 - 5:20 pm

What Do We Think Of Hot Men Undressing To Sell Maxi Pads?

We ladies don’t get too much eye candy in TV commercials. The advertising motto “sex sells” seems only to apply to fake breasts selling body spray and beer.

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2010 - 2:40 pm

The Top 9 Signs Your Girl Is On Her Period

Recently, an enterprising bro made a handy iPhone app that allows men to track their girlfriends’ and wives’ period cycles. Jon Rose, who created the whimsically titled “Code Red” app,

Julie Gerstein | August 23, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Menstrual Cramps Not Only Cramp Your Style, But Maybe Your Brain, Too

Severely painful menstrual cramps may alter your brain’s grey matter, according to researchers at the Institute of Brain Science at National Yang-Ming University in Taipei, Taiwan. Business Week reports that…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2010 - 6:45 pm

Flojuggler: For The Man Who Knows Nothing Is More Terrible Than A Woman’s Period

Men, are periods wreacking havoc on your lives? Everywhere you turn is there a woman eating a pint of Ben & Jerry’s or unwrapping a Tampax? Does this concern you?

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Code Red! Your Girlfriend Has Her Period Right Now!

You turn on The Weather Channel for tornado warnings. You turn on the local radio for flood warnings. But what about those, um, natural disasters a little closer to home?

Jessica Wakeman | April 22, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Kim Kardashian’s First Period

In a feat of alliteration, Kris, Khloe and Kim Kardashian are now shilling for Kotex! In a video posted on Khloe’s blog, the telegenic fam feigns interest in boxes of…

Jessica Wakeman | April 14, 2010 - 7:15 pm

You Can’t Say That On Television: Networks Nix The V-Word In Tampon Ads

Earlier this week Kotex released sassy new commercials advertising its pads and tampons — but advertising agency JWT butted heads with three broadcast TV stations that wouldn’t let…

Jessica Wakeman | March 17, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Introducing The Apple iPad, The Most Period-y Sounding Gadget Ever

I couldn’t care less about Apple’s BIG! EXCITING! ANNOUNCEMENT! today, since I can still barely operate my iPhone. But it has come to my attention that Apple’s new gadget’s name…

Jessica Wakeman | January 27, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Debate This: Do You Like To Have Sex During Your Period?

Having sex while Aunt Flo is in town is definitely a love it or hate it situation — friends and fellow bloggers Twanna Hines and Desiree Moodie were on opposite

Twanna Hines & Desiree Moodie | January 26, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Dare To Fight PMS Cramps With A Natural Remedy?

The first time I got my period, my mother (after crying and then running to tell my father even though I had just asked her not to) got into bed…

Leonora Epstein | October 22, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Please Do Not Pimp Your Period With Pokémon Sanitary Napkins

Hey, kids! Periods are fun! Now you and Pokémon, your favorite anime friend, can play together during your week of womanly splendor. Bringing some fun to where the sun don’t…

Leonora Epstein | September 22, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Lady Gaga’s Period Piece At The MTV Video Music Awards

The highlight performance from last night’s MTV Video Music Awards — for me anyway — was the divine Lady Gaga’s “Phantom of the Opera”-esque rendition of “Paparazzi.” In the music…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 14, 2009 - 11:10 am

What Was Your First Period Like?

If Tyra Banks can share with everyone on “The Tyra Show” when she got her first period—during 11th grade, at her dad’s house—so can The Frisky editors. I’ll start!

Jessica Wakeman | September 11, 2009 - 1:40 pm

Tyra’s First-Ever Period Show Was Bloody Fantastic!

I can think of lots of momentous events I wouldn’t want human pit bull/Baby Phat designer Kimora Lee Simmons around for — and inserting a tampon in my coochie for…

Jessica Wakeman | September 10, 2009 - 12:40 pm

Doin’ It With Dr. V: Period Sex

This week, I got a letter from a lady who is wondering if she can let her date play Moses and part the Red Sea.
“I have recently been…

Dr. V | July 24, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Period Reducing Birth Control May Not Be Creepy, But It’s Definitely Uncomfortable

I don’t get lady times once a month. In fact, I don’t get it ever. Due to babymaker problems that you’d prefer not to think about (trust me),…

Lily Q | June 26, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Debate This: Are Drugs That Get Rid Of Your Period Creepy?

With all the advances in technology and medical research, it’s about damned time someone discovered a way to minimize or eliminate that inconvenient monthly scourge we ladies call our period.

Lauren Gitlin | June 19, 2009 - 1:30 pm

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…

The Frisky | June 8, 2009 - 5:30 pm