periods

As New York says goodbye to the tampon tax, 9 other states could soon follow

2016 wasn’t dubbed the “Year of the Period” for no reason. More »


Why Brown University providing free tampons in both women’s and men’s restrooms is so important

Your daily reminder that not everyone who menstruates is a cisgender woman. More »


Marijuana Tampons Are Here To Save The Day By Relieving Awful Period Cramps

This is not a drill, people. More »


Math Disproves The Myth That Women’s Periods Sync Up, Contrary To Popular Belief

Apparently, it’s all a myth. More »


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 »


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