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Menstruation

  1. science of us
    I Cherish My Period TrackerThe apps may not all be perfect, but I love this one.
  2. the perfect candle
    The Perfect Candle for the Agony, I Mean the Blessing, of Having Your PeriodOn Our Moon’s “The Ritual (A Period Candle)” is, in fact, a period candle.
  3. period sex
    We Had Sex on Thinx’s $369 Period Blanket So You Don’t Have ToPeriod-proof underwear company Thinx has branched out into bedding, and naturally we had to give it a go.
  4. This Country Wants to Be the First to Give Low-Income Women Free TamponsThrough a six-month pilot program in Aberdeen.
  5. Your Period-Tracker App Might Be Messing With Your HeadWhen all you have is a tracker, everything looks like a symptom.
  6. menstruation taxation
    These Activists Want to Know What’s in Your TamponsBecause you probably don’t know.
  7. do-gooders
    Why This Harvard Freshman Doesn’t Mind Being Called ‘Period Girl’Nadya Okamoto is leading the menstrual-equality movement.
  8. getting it
    25 Famous Women on PeriodsTina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Kate Winslet, and more women on the crimson wave.
  9. am i dying
    I Accidentally Had Two Tampons In. What Should I Do?Step one: deep breaths.
  10. bad blood
    A Model on Getting Her Period During Fashion WeekBritish model Victoria Cain on bloating and bad skin.
  11. periods
    Brown University Bathrooms Will Have Free Tampons and PadsThe products will be in women’s, men’s, and gender-inclusive bathrooms.
  12. bad blood
    Drugstores Are Still Taxing Tampons Even Though It’s Now Illegal in New YorkFeminine hygiene products were supposed to be tax-free as of September 1.
  13. bad science
    The Myth About Periods That Just Won’t DieEveryone thinks that some magical syncing occurs, but nope.
  14. sleep
    Can You Blame Your Birth Control for Your Insomnia?Here’s how hormones — both synthetic and natural — affect your sleep.
  15. tampons
    Why It’s Especially Surprising for a Chinese Swimmer to Talk About Her PeriodOnly a fraction of Chinese women use tampons.
  16. bad blood
    Chinese Swimmer Tells World She Has Her PeriodAnother thing women deal with.
  17. menstruation taxation
    Tampons in New York Are About to Get CheaperGovernor Cuomo officially repealed the tampon tax.
  18. bad blood
    Thanks to Mike Pence, Women Are Calling the Trump Campaign About Their PeriodsPress 4 to discuss your menses.
  19. menstrual utopia
    NYC Will Provide Tampons in Schools, SheltersIt’s the first city in the country to pass “menstrual equity” legislation.
  20. ham4tam
    And Now, Here’s a Shirtless Daveed Diggs Making It Rain With TamponsA delightful video featuring the Hamilton star.
  21. good kids
    Teenage Boys Finally Do Something Good for MenstruationThey organized a donation drive for free pads and tampons so their classmates can bleed in peace.
  22. let it bleed
    The Free-Bleeding Marathoner Is Still Smashing Period Stigma“I want everyone to talk about it.”
  23. modern menses
    Will Women Skip Their Periods in the Future?Down with tampons and pads.
  24. good ideas
    This Genius Campaign Is Giving Menstrual Cups to Girls in South AfricaMore of this.
  25. menstruation taxation
    Bill to Nix Tampon Tax Unanimously Passes New York SenateAnd it’s headed straight to Governor Cuomo’s desk.
  26. bloody hell
    There’s Now a Tampon Hotline, Because Everyone Hates the New Tampax Pocket Pearl“You’re better off just flushing money away. Literally.”
  27. menstrual trolling
    Indiana Women Are Calling the Governor About Their PeriodsSince he seems so interested in their nether regions.
  28. menstrual utopia
    Bill Calls for Free Tampons in Schools, SheltersThe city should budget for feminine hygiene products just like toilet paper, proponents say.
  29. menstruation taxation
    Fighting the Tampon Tax Is About More Than a Few Extra BucksIt’s a symbolic move that can pave the way for more menstrual legislation.
  30. everyday sexism
    Period Underwear Ads Shot Down by Taxi TVThis again?
  31. everyday sexism
    Women’s Underwear Company Getting Hassled Over Subway Ads [Updated]Why? Because its ads mention (gasp) periods. 
  32. our barbies ourselves
    ‘Normal Barbie’ Gets Her Period and PartiesWith colorful pads.
  33. modern menses
    One NYC High School Now Offers Free TamponsOne Queens school is leading the way.
  34. modern menses
    Great Moments in Menstrual HistoryA period piece.
  35. am i dying
    What Is This Intestinal Chaos During My Period?What it means if you experience lots of pooping, an alarming lack of pooping, or, hellishly, both.
  36. friendly fearmongering
    Don’t Buy Organic Tampons to Be HealthyJessica Alba says her products are “safer,” but that’s not quite right.
  37. She Ran a Marathon Without a Tampon — and LivedEveryone else freaked out at the sight of menstrual blood.
  38. menstruation
    Women Are Live-Tweeting Their Periods at Donald TrumpHe is having a bad time of the month.
  39. modern menses
    A No-Bullshit Tampon-Subscription ServiceAll-cotton tampons delivered to your door for $10 a month.
  40. bloody mess
    Toxic Shock Syndrome: It’s Not Just About Tampons Vice reports that a woman lost part of her leg from tampon-induced gangrene.
  41. bloody mess
    Menstruation Can Become Humiliation in PrisonsFemale inmates are routinely denied tampons and pads.
  42. service journalism
    Is This the Secret to Mess-Free Period Sex?Boning while wearing a menstrual cup: an experiment.
  43. ovaries week
    Blood Hounds: They’re Obsessed With Period Sex“A real man goes down on you on your period. And loves it.”
  44. menstruation
    Embracing My Period at a Woodstock Moon LodgeHow I wound up chanting and chatting about menstrual sponges in the woods.
  45. modern menses
    The Rise of the Period Apps: Where Big Data Meets Girlie GraphicsIn which the Quantified Self begins to menstruate.
  46. teen girls
    Why Did a Fan Throw a Tampon at One Direction?Poetic sexual awakening or random boorishness?
  47. sex ed
    Six Things We Learned About Periods From Temple’s Student Newspaper“No one prepares guys for how to handle their ladies’ menstrual cycle.”