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Trekkies Have Heavy Flow Days Too

Always seems to be after a rather niche demographic with this print ad for their maxi pads with wings — “Star Trek” fans. Because nothing takes the fun out of a Trekkie convention than waiting in line for the bathroom to change a leaky pad. [Copyranter] … More »


What Do We Think Of Hot Men Undressing To Sell Maxi Pads?

We ladies don’t get too much eye candy in TV commercials. The advertising motto “sex sells” seems only to apply to fake breasts selling body spray and beer. But all that is changed by Stayfree’s new series of YouTube commercials, “A Date With …” Three hunks who take off their shirts, three dream… More »


Pinups. Period.

A new blog, Menstrual Pinups, features pictures of ’40s and ’50s-style pinups who are having a surprise visit from Aunt Flo to go with their “oopsie” expressions. You mean women in the olden days got their periods? Say what?! Not that there’s anything wrong with a little menstrual blood for a cheap laugh, but this… More »


The Top 9 Signs Your Girl Is On Her Period

Recently, an enterprising bro made a handy iPhone app that allows men to track their girlfriends’ and wives’ period cycles. Jon Rose, who created the whimsically titled “Code Red” app, says it tracks “all of her cycles — it works for ovulation … it works if you just want to know when she’s going to… More »


Menstrual Cramps Not Only Cramp Your Style, But Maybe Your Brain, Too

Severely painful menstrual cramps may alter your brain’s grey matter, according to researchers at the Institute of Brain Science at National Yang-Ming University in Taipei, Taiwan. Business Week reports that IBS’ brain scans suggest “repeated bouts of excruciating aches make the brain unusually sensitive to pain — in effect, making the experience of pain worse.” More »


Flojuggler: For The Man Who Knows Nothing Is More Terrible Than A Woman’s Period

Men, are periods wreacking havoc on your lives? Everywhere you turn is there a woman eating a pint of Ben & Jerry’s or unwrapping a Tampax? Does this concern you? You never have to be blindsided again by leaving your man-cave only to confront the terror that is menstruation. A website called Flojuggler allows you… More »


Poll: Sex During Your Period — Ewww Or Not A Big Deal?

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The Menstruation Machine Lets Men Experience The Joys Of Menstruating

We know from personal experience that it’s hard for a man to imagine what it’s like to get a period. It must all seem so foreign. Why do we go off the rails? What’s up with tampons? How exactly is that happening? Even if they’ve got the facts straight, it’s not as if… More »


Tampon Commercial Celebrates Tampons, Periods

This U by Kotex commercial for tampons really enlightened me as to the fine art of tampon insertion. I mean, before watching this, I had no idea that putting a tampon in was tantamount to entering a fantastical otherworld where weirdo music throbs as you wander about this “Avatar”-esque landscape fondling digital fronds… More »


Aunt Flo Hits Twitter

It looks like all the ladies on Twitter have synced up their periods. It’s a technological miracle! I love the 2010s. [Twitter] … More »


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 tested on 128 women who say awful cramps interfere with their daily lives. [NY Daily News]
A woman who was raped 24 years ago, before… More »


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 path, thinking, “You don’t know what it’s like to be controlled by your body! You’re walking around all nonchalant in your Dockers, not a care… More »


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 shine, this little fella will replace your ordinary Always pads with magical powers. Better yet, it’s eco-friendly! Chuck it in the wash, and Pokémon comes… More »


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 video for the song, she gets shot up by the paps, but in her live performance, she looked like she had a massive brawl with… More »


Woman Attempts To Illustrate Period Pain To Her Boyfriend

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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 crapped on the floor, and Brit Brit used another dress to clean it up. Not to mention she once showed the world her period panties. More »


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 her butterfly wardrobe, and it looks like Tara’s stint in rehab worked. [Popbytes]
Did you know there are alternatives to maxi pads and tampons? Neither… More »


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 bills itself as a “place that takes the ‘oo’ out of the vagina taboo,” and reports 94 percent of Australian women have a nickname for… More »


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 set of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. [Popbytes]
Get the scoop on Adderall, the little peach pills invading college campuses. [College Candy]
A scorned Aussie wife… More »


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

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