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Menstruation

  1. thinx
    Unusual advertising for THINX panties underground inside the Union Square subway station in Manhattan, New York City
    The Period Underwear That Couldn’tThinx laid off 90 percent of its employees last month. Is this the end of the chaotic brand?
  2. health
    The Best Period Products for Trans Men and Nonbinary PeopleFrom leakproof boxers to menstrual cups you’ll forget you’re wearing.
  3. health
    How to Safely Skip Your PeriodThese are the methods a doctor recommends.
  4. health
    Is Your Body Out of Sync With a Man’s World?On TikTok, influencers promise you can beat burnout by planning your life around your menstrual cycle.
  5. health
    What We Still Don’t Know About Heavy FlowMeasuring blood loss during a heavy period is more complicated than it seems. The consequences, even more so.
  6. talking to
    What It’s Like to Free BleedAccording to a woman who hasn’t used tampons or pads in seven years.
  7. health
    What We Still Don’t Understand About COVID Vaccines and PeriodsMore than two years and several boosters later, here’s what we do know and why we don’t know what we don’t.
  8. health
    What You Need to Know About Toxic Shock Syndrome The potentially fatal disease teen magazines warned you about is rarer than you think.
  9. action item
    How to Fight Period PovertyFour ways to help get menstrual products to those who need them.
  10. health
    The Best Sustainable Menstrual Products on the MarketEverything to know about organic tampons, period panties, reusable pads, menstrual cups, and other ecofriendly alternatives.
  11. health
    How to Talk to Your Doctor About Period PainFive things you can do to advocate for yourself at your next OB/GYN appointment.
  12. 25 famous women on
    25 Famous Women on PeriodsKourtney Kardashian, Miley Cyrus, Padma Lakshmi, and more share their menstruation stories.
  13. how i get it done
    How the 26-Year-Old CEO of Aunt Flow Gets It Done“I like working, which I think is almost a controversial thing for a Gen-Z to say.”
  14. parenting
    Having the Period Talk for the First TimeFor my daughter — and for myself.
  15. power
    Florida Republicans Don’t Want Young Girls to Talk About PeriodsA new bill would prohibit young students from discussing menstruation during the school day.
  16. how i get it done
    How Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu Gets It DoneThe 22-year-old is using her reign to speak about menstrual equity.
  17. hot bod
    Why Don’t We Know How Periods Affect Exercise?I went looking for research, but all I found were woo-woo theories.
  18. health
    Is Your Period-Tracking App Telling Facebook When You Last Had Sex?Disturbing data shared with BuzzFeed News indicates some period apps are selling users’ private information.
  19. science of us
    Even Scientists Are Onboard With Menstrual CupsWhat are you waiting for?
  20. science of us
    Do You Have a Moment to Talk About Menstrual Cups?They’ve gone mainstream. No, for real this time.
  21. 2019 oscars
    A Film About Periods Just Won an Oscar“I can’t believe a film about menstruation just won an Oscar!”
  22. science of us
    What Is the Menstrualome and What Can It Tell Me?In theory, used tampons could offer clues to health and disease.
  23. equality
    5 Million Women in India Joined Hands in Massive Peaceful ProtestThe human chain they formed stretched an estimated 385 miles.
  24. science of us
    I Cherish My Period TrackerThe apps may not all be perfect, but I love this one.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. This Country Wants to Be the First to Give Low-Income Women Free TamponsThrough a six-month pilot program in Aberdeen.
  28. menstruation taxation
    These Activists Want to Know What’s in Your TamponsBecause you probably don’t know.
  29. do-gooders
    Why This Harvard Freshman Doesn’t Mind Being Called ‘Period Girl’Nadya Okamoto is leading the menstrual-equality movement.
  30. am i dying
    I Accidentally Had Two Tampons In. What Should I Do?Step one: deep breaths.
  31. bad blood
    A Model on Getting Her Period During Fashion WeekBritish model Victoria Cain on bloating and bad skin.
  32. periods
    Brown University Bathrooms Will Have Free Tampons and PadsThe products will be in women’s, men’s, and gender-inclusive bathrooms.
  33. 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.
  34. bad science
    The Myth About Periods That Just Won’t DieEveryone thinks that some magical syncing occurs, but nope.
  35. sleep
    Can You Blame Your Birth Control for Your Insomnia?Here’s how hormones — both synthetic and natural — affect your sleep.
  36. tampons
    Why It’s Especially Surprising for a Chinese Swimmer to Talk About Her PeriodOnly a fraction of Chinese women use tampons.
  37. bad blood
    Chinese Swimmer Tells World She Has Her PeriodAnother thing women deal with.
  38. menstruation taxation
    Tampons in New York Are About to Get CheaperGovernor Cuomo officially repealed the tampon tax.
  39. bad blood
    Thanks to Mike Pence, Women Are Calling the Trump Campaign About Their PeriodsPress 4 to discuss your menses.
  40. menstrual utopia
    NYC Will Provide Tampons in Schools, SheltersIt’s the first city in the country to pass “menstrual equity” legislation.
  41. ham4tam
    And Now, Here’s a Shirtless Daveed Diggs Making It Rain With TamponsA delightful video featuring the Hamilton star.
  42. 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.
  43. let it bleed
    The Free-Bleeding Marathoner Is Still Smashing Period Stigma“I want everyone to talk about it.”
  44. modern menses
    Will Women Skip Their Periods in the Future?Down with tampons and pads.
  45. good ideas
    This Genius Campaign Is Giving Menstrual Cups to Girls in South AfricaMore of this.
  46. menstruation taxation
    Bill to Nix Tampon Tax Unanimously Passes New York SenateAnd it’s headed straight to Governor Cuomo’s desk.
  47. 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.”
  48. menstrual trolling
    Indiana Women Are Calling the Governor About Their PeriodsSince he seems so interested in their nether regions.
  49. menstrual utopia
    Bill Calls for Free Tampons in Schools, SheltersThe city should budget for feminine hygiene products just like toilet paper, proponents say.
  50. 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.
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