tampons

New York City Will Provide Tampons In Schools, Jails, And Homeless Shelters, Like Every City Should

It’s about time we acknowledge that women menstruate.

Karen Fratti | June 22, 2016 - 12:16 pm

Good Luck Getting Chirlane McCray’s Tampon Poem Out Of Your Head Today

New York City’s First Lady used her skills for a good cause.

Danielle Henderson | March 25, 2016 - 5:15 pm

Chicago Gets Rid Of Tampon Tax, Will New York Follow Suit?

Periods are getting cheaper! You know, those pesky things that happen to your female body that you have literally no control over?

The fine city of Chicago has…

Katrin Higher | March 19, 2016 - 12:30 pm

These Awesome Women Are Suing To Block New York’s ‘Tampon Tax’

Five women filed a lawsuit Thursday against New York’s tax department and its commissioner, Jerry Boone, in hopes of stopping the 4% “luxury tax” on feminine hygiene products. Margo Seibert, Jennifer…

Lauren Vinopal | March 4, 2016 - 3:45 pm

ALDI Tampons Might Dissolve In Your Vagina, Just FYI

As if having periods and paying $60 a year for menstrual products every child-bearing year of your life wasn’t enough of a nightmare, now you can have your

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 16, 2016 - 1:00 pm

A Bunch Of Men Will Decide On The Tampon Tax In Utah

Utah, a fairly conservative state, is the latest state to reckon with the tampon tax. According to the Associated Press, a bill will be introduced to committee today that proposes the…

Megan Reynolds | February 10, 2016 - 10:32 am

Teen’s Death From Toxic Shock Syndrome Raises Symptom Awareness — But We Should Be Talking About Tampon Regulation

This tragedy is about a lot more than Toxic Shock Syndrome.

Lauren Vinopal | September 25, 2015 - 9:00 am

Lady Pulls Tampon Out Of Bible, Goes On Weird Anti-Gay Rant

What on earth even is this?

Robyn Pennacchia | September 17, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Men With Accents Try To Explain Feminine Hygiene Products And Mostly Fail

You could tell they weren’t going to do a great job of explaining feminine hygiene products when the title referred to all of them under the same “tampon” umbrella. But…

Lauren Vinopal | September 11, 2015 - 3:05 pm

Show Just How Strong Your Best Friendship Is With Friends Forever Tampons

Best friend necklaces are not enough.

Megan Reynolds | August 18, 2015 - 5:19 pm

Now You Can Shove A Bloody Tampon In Donald Trump’s Gaping Maw

Imagine the Donald choking on a bloody cotton uterine lining popsicle and LAUGH, my blood moon sisters, LAUGHHHH.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 12, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Giant Whiny Baby Man Refuses To Sell Tampons Because They Are ‘Gross’

I don’t now where these subhuman crybaby sewer men come from but I guess the British Singer/Songwriter Mary Epworth found one in a gas station in Iowa while on tour…

Katrin Higher | May 9, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Tampons Could Be Killing Us Softly At This Very Moment

I don’t want to ruin your day or anything, but here’s something terrifying you’ve probably never thought about: scientists barely know anything about the long-term effects of tampons on our health.

Claire Hannum | April 23, 2015 - 4:20 pm

How These Tampons (And Their “Handy Attached Strings!”) Are Cleaning Up Your Drinking Water

The next time a man tries to tell you that hearing about periods is disgusting, just remind him that if he wants a nice tall glass of water to go…

Beejoli Shah | March 31, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Make Your Own Menstrual Mashup!

I got my first period when I was 12, right before I turned 13. I, of course, felt like I was the last one. My friends Annie and Sarah both…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 4, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Goobers, Pollacks & Rainbow Kisses: Let’s Break The Silence On This Gross Period Stuff

Do you know how many times I’ve heard the phrase “dick cheese“? So many times. Countless times. “Period goobers”? Not so much. It’s time to change this, y’all.
Dudes…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 28, 2014 - 10:00 am

Girl Regrets Faking Her Period In Hilarious Tampon Commercial

I have a distinct memory of being 12 years old and seeing one of my closest girl friends go off to huddle with another girl at school. “What were you…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 19, 2014 - 2:30 pm

What If Period Product Commercials Used Red Dye Instead Of Blue?

I don’t know about you, but my monthly period never comes out looking like the watery blue liquid seen in every tampon and maxi pad commercial. What if those ads actually used…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 7, 2014 - 4:00 pm
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