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. More »


There’s A Bluetooth Tampon That Lets You Know When It’s Time To Change It, Just Like You Always Wanted

Electrioncs and cotton in your basement is the future. More »


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. More »


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 ended its tampon tax, and the state of New York passed a bill that will also do the same. Shockingly, the women of NYC pay… More »


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 Moore, Catherine O’Neil, Natalie Brasington, and Taja-Nia Henderson’s combined complaint cites that guidelines published by the taxation department in 1998 and 2014 classify tampons as “general merchandise.” More »


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 tampon dissolve in your vagina! That’s what happened to 19-year-old Lauren Richardson, anyway, when she used Florette-brand tampons from ALDI.

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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 removal of taxes on tampons and other feminine hygiene products. It’s sponsored by Utah state Rep. Susan Duckworth, and naturally, will face an all-male committee. More »


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. More »


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

What on earth even is this? More »


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 their lack of insight did not stop the boys of Facts, a Dublin based YouTube channel produced by Creative Nation, from attempting to talk about… More »


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

Best friend necklaces are not enough. More »


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. More »


Kotex Imagines That “Minions” Are Tampons

Can we not? More »


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 (with the cast of the popular podcast Welcome to Night Vale).

She just happened to get her period while on tour and had… More »


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. Did you know that? I didn’t know that! You’re putting a foreign object inside yourself that was only sort of studied for safety risks, and I’m sorry to have told you… More »


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 with his side order of shut the fuck up, he can thank tampons for the fact that his water is clean and safe to drink. More »


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 got their periods before me and, I swear, it bonded them in a way that made me insanely jealous. I wanted blood to flow out… More »


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 get to talk about their balls and penises in public all the friggin’ time. They’re so used to being able to talk openly about their… More »


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 talking about?” I asked her later. “Oh, we both just got our periods so….” she explained, her voice trailing off in such a way that… More »


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 red dye instead of blue to more accurately reflect the color of, you know, PERIOD BLOOD? The funny folks at Upright Citizens Brigade went there. More »


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