Posts tagged "periods"

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…

Susannah Breslin / November 13, 2008

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…

Annika Harris / August 14, 2008

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

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’ soft spot for all the artists on this list, but it was loads of humorous fun pulling the lyrics for our Top Five Menstrual Songs:…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 11, 2008

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?” — Banning Aunt Flo, via email

Have you seen that SNL skit (clip after the jump!), where the women are going ape sh*t because…

Sexpert Lindsay / May 28, 2008

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 periods was traditionally thought to be the cause of ridiculous training sessions and strict diets (and many still believe this to be true), but now…

Catherine Strawn / April 21, 2008

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 know about you, but even I learned something, and I’ve had my period since I was 12. [E!: Keeping Up With The Kardashian’s]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 1, 2008

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 its frat-bro attitude and bikini clad spreads, and Spike TV, the channel dedicated to a Late Night Strip Poll. Apparently, the execs marketing Seasonique think…

Simcha / February 22, 2008

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 of Britney flashing some period stained undies. To make matters better for the pop tart…or worse if you’ve got a Y chromosome, Cho goes o…

Simcha / January 23, 2008
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