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New York City Will Provide Tampons In Schools, Jails, And Homeless Shelters, Like Every City Should

It’s about time we acknowledge that women menstruate. More »


Spot On Is The Period Tracker That’s Not Trying To Get You Pregnant, Thank God

Would you like to better be able to predict the arrival of your seething, murderous cramps? Are you curious about the relationship between your birth control and your period? Are you so not interested in being pregnant (now or ever)? Are you averse to the pink and flowery nature of your current birth control app? More »


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 law includes a ban on abortions based on race, sex and disability, requiring abortion doctors to ask invasive personal questions of women seeking to terminate… More »


Here’s How To Bleed On Politicians’ Faces Without Getting Arrested

With tampon taxes, laws limiting access to abortion, and a ton of other issues, it seems that those trying to set up shop in the White House don’t care about approximately half the population: women. It makes you want to nail a photo of their smug faces to a wall to throw darts at, don’t it? More »


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. More »


Kaley Cuoco “Bleeds Feminism,” Which Isn’t A Period Euphemism, But It Should Be

“Of course I’m a fucking feminist,” she tells us. More »


Most Women Are Still Cagey When It Comes To Talking About Their Periods

Why can’t women just talk about their periods without shame? More »


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 tampon dissolve in your vagina! That’s what happened to 19-year-old Lauren Richardson, anyway, when she used Florette-brand tampons from ALDI.

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These Weed Suppositories Are About To Make Your Menstrual Cycle Mad Chill

We all know what happens when Aunt Flo comes to town, but what about Aunt Flo ON WEED?

This week Foria (the good people behind pot-based lubes) released a line of pot-infused vaginal suppositories in California, which will soon be made available in Colorado as well. Know as Foria Relief, the cocoa butter-based… More »


There’s A Period-Tracking App For Men Who Want To Avoid “Getting Grief”

Eye-roll into space. More »


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. More »


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 periods, complete with dancing googly-eye tampons. It’s so earnest! It even has a rap break! It reassures us all that if you’ve got a uterusMore »


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. More »


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 time in every girls’ life didn’t last nearly long enough for me, and I didn’t have a doll taunting me with the cellulite and adult… More »


An Artist Is Selling A Menstrual Blood Portrait Of Donald Trump To Benefit Immigrant Rights

Finally, a good use for the blood coming out of our wherevers. More »


Men Can’t Endorse Maxi Pads In China Anymore

China has introduced new rules for advertisers to protect consumers, one of which is that celebrities have to use the products they endorse, and specifically, male celebrities cannot endorse feminine hygiene products. This comes after Taiwanese singer Jiro Wang slapped his mug on advertisements and packaging for Freemore maxi pads, as seen above.

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Are Young Female Athletes Eating Enough?

Today in never, ever, ever stop eating: Apparently there’s a syndrome called the female athlete triad that consists of a loss of bone density, irregular periods, and low energy, and it happens when female athletes aren’t eating enough. This plagues a lot of teenaged athletes in particular, for reasons having unsurprisingly to doMore »


Show Just How Strong Your Best Friendship Is With Friends Forever Tampons

Best friend necklaces are not enough. More »


True Story: I Had A Massive Uterine Polyp

I could have bled to death. Fun! More »


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. More »


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