Posts tagged "periods"

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

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

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. …

Megan Reynolds | September 15, 2015 - 3:00 pm

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

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 4, 2015 - 10:38 am

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

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 1, 2015 - 9:30 am

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

Best friend necklaces are not enough.

Megan Reynolds | August 18, 2015 - 5:19 pm

True Story: I Had A Massive Uterine Polyp

I could have bled to death. Fun!

Tiffanie Drayton | August 13, 2015 - 1:15 pm

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

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

“Minions” Tampons Are Just A Dream, But “Minions” Maxi Pads Are A Real-Life Nightmare

Earlier this week, I told you that the high mofos at Kotex Puerto Rico were so hyped up about the movie “Minions” that they dared to imagine a world in…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 11, 2015 - 9:00 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

Toni Morrison’s Breathtaking NY Times Profile Is A Must-Read

No, really the best, in every way.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 8, 2015 - 6:30 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

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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