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Periods

  1. science of us
    Do You Have a Moment to Talk About Menstrual Cups?They’ve gone mainstream. No, for real this time.
  2. 2019 oscars
    A Film About Periods Just Won an Oscar“I can’t believe a film about menstruation just won an Oscar!”
  3. science of us
    What Is the Menstrualome and What Can It Tell Me?In theory, used tampons could offer clues to health and disease.
  4. science of us
    I Cherish My Period TrackerThe apps may not all be perfect, but I love this one.
  5. am i dying
    Is Drinking Coffee Messing With My Hormones?A few possible causes for spotting a week before your period.
  6. women's health
    Scotland Says Free Tampons for All (Students)!!It’s the first country in the world to provide free sanitary products at all schools and universities.
  7. 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.
  8. science of us
    The Hazy Science of ‘Period Brain’The evidence is mixed.
  9. science of us
    The Menstruation Coaches Who Want to Guide You Through Your PeriodWith a personalized plan of attack for easing cramps and other menstrual issues.
  10. period travel
    Woman Says She Was Kicked Off a Plane for Complaining About Period CrampsBeth Evans says a flight attendant on an Emirates flight overheard her complaining about her period to her boyfriend.
  11. everyday sexism
    This Woman Claims She Was Fired For Leaking During Her PeriodAlisha Coleman is suing her former employer for firing her for having heavy periods.
  12. women abroad
    Nepal Criminalizes Custom of Banishing Women During Their PeriodsIn the past year, two teenage girls have died because of the custom.
  13. This Country Wants to Be the First to Give Low-Income Women Free TamponsThrough a six-month pilot program in Aberdeen.
  14. Your Period-Tracker App Might Be Messing With Your HeadWhen all you have is a tracker, everything looks like a symptom.
  15. all by myself
    Here’s Why Your Period Isn’t Really Synced Up to Your Friends’A study found women’s menstrual cycles don’t sync up.
  16. wellness theories
    Adrienne Bailon on Coconut Oil, Making Lists, and Talking About Her Period“Talking about it normalizes what’s going on with us.”
  17. Meghan Markle Pens Powerful Essay About How the Stigma of Periods Affects Girls“We need to rise above our puritanical bashfulness when it comes to talking about menstruation.”
  18. menstruation taxation
    Why This Congresswoman Introduced a Bill to Make Menstrual Products FreeCongresswoman Grace Meng says some women can’t afford pads or tampons.
  19. periods
    Could This Be the Cause of Severe PMS?Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) could be the result of rogue genes.
  20. do-gooders
    Why This Harvard Freshman Doesn’t Mind Being Called ‘Period Girl’Nadya Okamoto is leading the menstrual-equality movement.
  21. menstrual trolling
    This Teacher Convinced Thousands of Women to Call Mike Pence About Their PeriodsLaura Shanley “would really like to have a conversation with [Mike Pence].”
  22. getting it
    25 Famous Women on PeriodsTina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Kate Winslet, and more women on the crimson wave.
  23. am i dying
    I Accidentally Had Two Tampons In. What Should I Do?Step one: deep breaths.
  24. bad blood
    A Model on Getting Her Period During Fashion WeekBritish model Victoria Cain on bloating and bad skin.
  25. periods
    Brown University Bathrooms Will Have Free Tampons and PadsThe products will be in women’s, men’s, and gender-inclusive bathrooms.
  26. bad science
    The Myth About Periods That Just Won’t DieEveryone thinks that some magical syncing occurs, but nope.
  27. sleep
    Can You Blame Your Birth Control for Your Insomnia?Here’s how hormones — both synthetic and natural — affect your sleep.
  28. am i dying
    Why Was My Period Late If I’m Not Pregnant?When things don’t proceed as scheduled.
  29. tampons
    Why It’s Especially Surprising for a Chinese Swimmer to Talk About Her PeriodOnly a fraction of Chinese women use tampons.
  30. bad blood
    Chinese Swimmer Tells World She Has Her PeriodAnother thing women deal with.
  31. swellness
    How Changing My Diet Helped My EndometriosisYes, going vegan is good for something.
  32. bad blood
    Thanks to Mike Pence, Women Are Calling the Trump Campaign About Their PeriodsPress 4 to discuss your menses.
  33. 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.
  34. let it bleed
    The Free-Bleeding Marathoner Is Still Smashing Period Stigma“I want everyone to talk about it.”
  35. modern menses
    Will Women Skip Their Periods in the Future?Down with tampons and pads.
  36. good ideas
    This Genius Campaign Is Giving Menstrual Cups to Girls in South AfricaMore of this.
  37. donald trump
    Trump Very Sure He Wasn’t Talking About Megyn Kelly’s PeriodHe meant her ears or nose.
  38. periods
    Chelsea Handler Wants Jimmy Fallon to Know the Truth About Periods [Updated]“It’s not pretty.”
  39. 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.”
  40. state of the uterus
    Padma Lakshmi on What You Should Know About Endometriosis“Women are conditioned to think that it’s just a part of being a woman, and it’s really not.”
  41. menstruation sensation
    This Underwear Shows Donald Trump Exactly Where Periods Come FromOr at least a picture of it.
  42. 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.
  43. that time of the month
    Other Names for Your PeriodWhy limit yourself?
  44. cut cover story
    Miki Agrawal’s Panty RaidThe self-styled tech broad wants to disrupt the tampon industry, turn your time of the month into a cause, and make a lot of money in underwear.
  45. can u not
    Not Content With Already Having It All, Man Claims ‘Period Pain’ for HimselfIs nothing sacred?
  46. can u not
    Alright, Who’s Going to Tell the Men They’re Wrong About ‘Man Periods’?It’s gonna have to be me, isn’t it.
  47. Makers of Period Panties Introduce Version for Trans MenTrans model and artist Sawyer Devuyst introduces the new line in a moving video. 
  48. everyday sexism
    Period Underwear Ads Shot Down by Taxi TVThis again?
  49. modern menses
    Period Underwear Ads Set to Take Williamsburg Next MonthAn “inappropriate” subway ad campaign has now been approved, and it’s coming to the Bedford Avenue L stop.
  50. everyday sexism
    Women’s Underwear Company Getting Hassled Over Subway Ads [Updated]Why? Because its ads mention (gasp) periods. 
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