Posts tagged "periods"

Today’s Lady News: The End Of Heinous Menstrual Cramps?

Doctors are working on a new drug for women who suffer painful menstrual cramps, also called dysmenorrhea. The drug is named VA111913, manufactured by a British company, and it’s being…

Jessica Wakeman | October 15, 2009 - 8:45 pm

Menstrual Activists: The New Breed Of Artists, Writers, And Protestors Destigmatizing Your Period

I got my first period in the sixth grade. When my mom took me to the grocery store to buy pads, I remember glaring at every man that crossed our…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 7, 2009 - 11:30 am

Please Do Not Pimp Your Period With Pokémon Sanitary Napkins

Hey, kids! Periods are fun! Now you and Pokémon, your favorite anime friend, can play together during your week of womanly splendor. Bringing some fun to where the sun don’t…

Leonora Epstein | September 22, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Lady Gaga’s Period Piece At The MTV Video Music Awards

The highlight performance from last night’s MTV Video Music Awards — for me anyway — was the divine Lady Gaga’s “Phantom of the Opera”-esque rendition of “Paparazzi.” In the music…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 14, 2009 - 11:10 am

Britney Spears Doesn’t Know What’s Appropriate At A Photo Shoot

Last year, Britney Spears totally embarrassed herself by acting erratic at an OK! Magazine photo shoot. She wiped her grease covered hands on a several thousand dollar dress. Her dog…

Annika Harris | May 28, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Quickies!: Lindsay Lohan Is Broke, The Name Of M.I.A.’s Baby Revealed

Lindsay Lohan is completely broke. We’re talking maxing out credit cards to pay for tampons broke. No wonder she’s staying with Sam Ronson. [DListed]
Tara Reid jacked Mariah Carey for…

Annika Harris | March 23, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Your Beaver Is Your Best Friend

Check out this awesome, controversial Australian ad for Kotex U, in which a woman takes her pet beaver to the beach. (Her beaver! Get it?) The product website…

Susannah Breslin | November 13, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Quickies!: Pegged Jeans Are Cruel Fashion Joke

Pegged jeans are a cruel fashion joke. [Shine]
Do you use your period as an excuse to get out of doing things? [Shine]
Mattel is releasing a limited edition Barbie…

Annika Harris | August 14, 2008 - 8:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Pink Bark, Menstrual Emails, And Narcissistic Men

Pine bark extract supposedly reduces menstrual pain. [Medical News Today]…

Catherine Strawn | June 19, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Top Five Menstrual Songs

I took a lot of women’s studies classes in college and even spelled women as “womyn” for a while, but I’ve never quite understood menstrual art. I have a lil’…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 11, 2008 - 5:00 pm

The Nookie Know-It-All: Low Tide For The Crimson Wave

“I’ve heard about the various birth control pills that you can take to go without your period for a few months and longer. Are they really safe and recommended?” –

Sexpert Lindsay | May 28, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Athletes’ Ovaries

Some really successful female athletes rarely or never get their periods. We would say this is unfair, except we’re not really into working that hard, physically. These athletes’ loss of…

Catherine Strawn | April 21, 2008 - 5:30 pm

The Kardashian Sisters Gossip About Aunt Flo

I’m just gonna say it. I love the Kardashian sisters. They really know about family values. Here they are instructing their littlest sister, Kendall, about periods! I don’t…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 1, 2008 - 10:00 am

Made For A Woman, But Gentle And Anti-Aunty Flo Enough For A Man

Seasonique, the birth control pill that makes women menstruate only four times a year, is being marketed to men. Ads have appeared in laddie magazine Maxim, which is known for…

Simcha | February 22, 2008 - 7:10 pm

Cho ‘Nuff: Comedienne Comes To Britney’s Tampon’s Defense

Margaret Cho has a bleeding heart for Britney, and her vagina’s got something to say about it too. The comedienne lashes out at the paparazzi for taking a cheap shot…

Simcha | January 23, 2008 - 2:00 pm
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