period

Chinese Swimmer Fu Yuanhui Was Blatantly Honesty About Getting Her Period During The Olympics

With thousands of female athletes competing in the Olympics, some were bound to be on their periods during the competition.

Lauren Holter | August 16, 2016 - 2:04 pm

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

Man Gets Period Cramps Out Of Sympathy, Makes Matt McGorry Look Like He Isn’t Even Trying, TBH

A new report in The Sun tells the story of a man who is so extremely goddamn woke he gets period cramps.

Lauren Duca | April 13, 2016 - 2:48 pm

Company Hopes To Help Productivity By Offering Period Leave

When it comes to approaching women’s health creatively, the UK company Coexist is dealing with periods differently. The community interest firm in Bristol has introduced a policy giving female employees menstrual…

Lauren Vinopal | March 2, 2016 - 6:00 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

Depression Sucks: The “Better” I Get, The “Worse” I Feel

I’ve had anxiety and depression for years, long before I started therapy and began taking medication under the advisement of a psychiatrist. I look back at my teenage and college…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 6, 2014 - 4:00 pm

6 Remedies To Make Your Period Less Miserable

Readers beware: you’re now entering TMI territory. I’m currently the world’s most uncomfortable, unpleasant and unbearable blogger. As we speak, Aunt Flow is performing a Vine-worthy Nae Nae all up…

College Candy | April 5, 2014 - 12:30 pm

12 Of The Weirdest Misconceptions Guys Have About Our Periods (In GIFs!)

Even the most knowledgeable and feminist-leaning men can find themselves miffed when confronted with the facts of the female menses. It’s not just that they’re totally unaware of what’s happening…

The Frisky | January 31, 2014 - 10:00 am

Simple Necessit-Ease Undies Will Waterproof Your Period

Ladies, you thought your underwear was doing its job — keeping your precious lady bits in place, modestly covered and safe from the elements. But you were wrong! You need…

Julie Gerstein | September 6, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Meet The Camp Gyno: The World’s Youngest Period Expert

HelloFlo, a service that delivers mail-order period care packages complete with tampons, pantyliners and chocolate, is marketing their service to younger set of menstruators with the creation of a Period…

Ami Angelowicz | July 30, 2013 - 2:00 pm

The Sordid Tale Of An Unaccounted For Tampon (In GIFs!)

Womanhood is a glorious, many-petaled flower. (Or something.) But there are some times when being a lady really sucks. Like, say, when you know you put a tampon in the…

Jessica Wakeman | July 23, 2013 - 1:00 pm

This Is What Tampon Commercials Look Like In Russia

In Russia, you don’t have period, period has YOU! In all seriousness, this Russian Tampax commercial (very graphic, by the way, so if you’re squeamish, skip), shows the imagined terror…

Julie Gerstein | June 20, 2013 - 2:30 pm
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