Posts tagged "period"

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

Women In Nepal Are Exiled During Their Periods

And you thought your period was rough: in the district of Achham, Nepal, women are ostracized each month while they are menstruating. During what is called “chaupadi,” a menstruating woman…

Mary Odell | June 18, 2013 - 9:40 am

Period Poetry Will Flow At The First Ever “Red Moon Howl”

Pads off to New York’s Marymount Manhattan College for holding the first ever period poetry slam, “Red Moon Howl.” The menstrual-themed event welcoming “poets, performers & menstrual enthusiasts” and featuring…

Ami Angelowicz | May 23, 2013 - 1:40 pm

An Open Letter To My Period On The Occasion Of Its Return After A Curiously Long Absence

Dear Period,

Thank. GOD. Where have you been? I have been waiting for the longest time to see you again, and I don’t know what you were doing…

Megan Reynolds | April 8, 2013 - 12:00 pm

A Review Of The Diva Cup Accompanied By GIFs

I used to be really kind of scared of my vagina. I got my period when I was 12 but didn’t start using tampons until I was a senior in…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 26, 2012 - 1:00 pm

The Lazy Girl’s PMS Survival Guide

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a combination of physical and emotional symptoms including bloating, cramps, headache, and mood swings that occurs consistently during the ten days prior to the start of…

Kate Richlin-Zack | November 29, 2012 - 10:00 am

What To Do If You Have Your Period While Camping

I’ve never been camping with my period. Actually, I’ve never been camping. But if I ever do go camping AND happen to have my period, I will indeed fling my…

Ami Angelowicz | February 27, 2012 - 9:20 am

Libra Tampon Ad Called Transphobic For Implying “Real Women” Have Periods

When pop culture depicts transgender people, they usually do it in such a facepalm way that I wonder why anyone bothers anymore. The latest what-were-you-thinking? comes courtesy of Libra tampons in…

Jessica Wakeman | January 3, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Girl Talk: My Dad Was My Menstruation Role Model

When I got my period for the first time, my mom wanted to throw a party. She had the whole thing planned. There would be a circle of women –…

Kate Fridkis | December 27, 2011 - 12:00 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | April 7, 2011 - 10:40 am

A Bracelet That Predicts Your PMS Threat Level

Help for men everywhere is finally here! U.K. man, Kari Dorn, invented a PMS alert wristband. After being married for 16 years and hearing his buddies complain about their domestic…

Ami Angelowicz | February 23, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Feel Sexy, Even When Your Tampon Is Leaking

So, yesterday, I ruined what I estimate to be my 57th pair of panties and stained a perfectly good pair of pajama bottoms when my tampon had a major leak.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 16, 2011 - 6:40 pm

The 5 Types Of Period Panties

Every woman’s got ‘em: the panties ruined by Nature’s special, beautiful, magical gift to your ladyparts. You might be thrilled that Bingo’s tadpoles didn’t penetrate the love glove, but that…

Jessica Wakeman | January 14, 2011 - 11:00 am
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