Posts tagged "periods"

6 Very Real Concerns about Period Sex & How To Deal

Confession time: I was not down with period sex for a long time. Like, as long as I’d been having both periods and sex at the same time — or…

Hanna Brooks Olsen | August 23, 2013 - 10:00 am

Why Is The Company That Brought Us “Camp Gyno” Telling Us to Be “Discreet” About Our Periods?

Ever since that Camp Gyno ad hit, my feeds have been gushing over with all kinds of happy, squishy Period Power. Look at that little whippersnapper! She said “vag.” And…

Claire Mysko | July 31, 2013 - 12:00 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

12 Things You Should Know About Pad Gardner, The Man Who Wants To Become A Kotex Maxi Pad

Hello there. I’ve spent a good portion of my morning trying to learn all there is to know about Pad Gardner, the guy who is trying to become a pink,…

Ami Angelowicz | April 10, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Don’t Panic! 7 Reasons Your Period Might Be Late (Besides Pregnancy)

For the last week or so, I’ve been somewhat convinced that I’m pregnant. For the most part, this belief was paranoid, but also not entirely outside the realm of possibility.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 25, 2013 - 11:00 am

Thinx Underwear Makes Your Having Period A Party! (Um, No Not Really)

We’ve all heard/seen/experienced that moment of horror when there’s a blood stain on your pants. Whether it happened at the grocery store or in front of your besties, it’s kinda…

College Candy | March 24, 2013 - 10:30 am

6 Kinda Embarrassing Questions You’re Too Afraid To Ask Your Doctor — Answered!

Your annual visit to the lady doctor isn’t necessarily the most pleasant way to spend an afternoon. Between the poking, prodding and your casual evasion of pointed questions like “How…

Megan Reynolds | March 18, 2013 - 12:00 pm

The Top 7 Most Absurd Puberty Videos

A special experience in every woman’s life is the day she sits through a 45-minute sex ed class in middle school, trotting out after the fact clutching a plastic bag…

Megan Reynolds | March 11, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Knock, Knock. Who’s There? Tampon Delivery Service!

Well you can get just about everything else delivered to your door, why NOT tampons?
I think it’s safe to say we’ve all been there, right? Out of tampons just…

The Mary Sue | March 8, 2013 - 3:50 pm

15 Memorable Menstruation Moments In Pop Culture

I originally planned to make this a list of the best menstruation moments in pop culture, but quickly discovered that Hollywood in particular does not have a very positive track record when it comes…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 19, 2013 - 1:00 pm

9 Reasons I Love My Period

For a variety of totally valid reasons — cramps, bloating, stained underwear, fear of attracting sharks — periods have a pretty bad reputation. Ladies, I hear your exasperated signs upon…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 4, 2013 - 10:00 am

Tampon Goes Up Against Moon Cup In An Epic Rap Battle

“Tampon Vs. Moon Cup Rap Battle” just might be the most clever advertising I’ve ever seen about periods (not that that’s saying much, as the bar is set rather low).

Jessica Wakeman | January 30, 2013 - 12:20 pm

10 Completely Outrageous Facts About Menstruation

When I got my period for the first time, I cried. Hard. Just a few months before, while waiting to board to the bus to head to camp for a week,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 8, 2013 - 10:00 am

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

An Open Letter To My Period On The Occasion Of Coming Early

Dear My Period On The Occasion Of Coming Early,

You’ve been arriving like clockwork for 15 years. I was never a woman that had a problem with you…

Jessica Wakeman | November 12, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Bodyform Responds To Dude’s Maxi Pad Rant On Facebook

Last week, British dude Richard Neill had his mind blown when he realized that maxi pad commercials do not tell the truth: “As a child I watched your advertisements with…

Jessica Wakeman | October 16, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Dude’s Maxi Pad Rant On Facebook Goes Viral

If maxipad and tampon ads were honest, women would be crying over cotton commercials in their loosest sweatpants while shoveling spoonfuls of Breyer’s into their mouths. [Can I just say

Jessica Wakeman | October 10, 2012 - 2:40 pm

12 Crafty Ways To Waste Your Tampons

I don’t know about you, but I hardly ever have a spare tampon around. Actually, I always seem to be running out of them. If by some miracle you have…

Ami Angelowicz | October 9, 2012 - 9:00 am

15 WTF Period Products

Ahoy matey! It’s that time of the month. Why not celebrate it by putting this hunky pirate cloth pad in your undies and letting him guard your hidden treasure? Or…

Ami Angelowicz | September 21, 2012 - 1:00 pm