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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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

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.

Jessica Wakeman |

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…

Ami Angelowicz |

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,

Julie Gerstein |

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…

Jessica Wakeman |

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?

Jessica Wakeman |

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…

Susannah Breslin |

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…

Susannah Breslin |

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] …

Susannah Breslin |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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

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

Catherine Strawn |
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