period

Mar 2, 2016

A Company Is Offering Female Staff ‘Period Leave’ Every Month – Is This Crazy, Awesome, Or Crazy Awesome?

I'm all for a day to put on my oldest sweatpants and distract myself from my cramps with Netflix.

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Feb 25, 2016

UK Student Almost Dies After Forgetting About A Tampon For 9 Days Due To Exam Stress

Still not understanding how you can forget about that for nine days...

Dec 12, 2015

This Designer Is Celebrating Women By Turing Period Stains Into Jewelry

"We need to be able to talk about periods more openly."

Nov 6, 2015

Irish Women Are Hilariously Live-Tweeting Their Periods To Their Anti-Abortion Prime Minister

Imagine that getting an abortion would mean facing up to 14 years in prison.

Oct 27, 2015

Period Perks: 30 Times Your Period Actually Did You A Huge Favor

15. When you remembered this is just another thing you and Beyonce have in common.

Aug 10, 2015

Feminist Ran A Marathon Without A Tampon & It’s Foul

Let's call this what it is - disgusting, unhygienic, and unnecessary.

Jul 16, 2015

This Poor Woman With Two Wombs Goes Into Labor Every Time She Has Her Period

She has experienced fake contractions every month since getting her first period when she was 13.

Mar 22, 2013

Thinx Underwear Makes Your Having Period a Party! (Um, No Not Really)

We've all heard/seen/experienced that moment of horror when there's a blood stain on your pants. Whether it happened at the grocery store or in front of your besties, it's kinda embarrassing. But have no fear, a new line of underwear has been developed to prevent that from ever happening again!

Jan 6, 2013

Introducing Le Parcel, Because We Don’t Have The Balls To Buy Tampons

I've stumbled upon something that made me want to play leapfrog with a unicorn: Le Parcel. Le Parcel is a monthly service that mails you tampons and pads.

Jan 30, 2012

Umm…Xtina, What’s Dripping Down Your Legs?

On Saturday, Christina Aguilera performed a tribute at Etta James's funeral in Los Angeles. She sang "At Last," Etta's most famous song. But even though she sounded great, the crowd was distracted by something. Christina had some kind of weird, brownish fluid dripping down her legs.

Aug 1, 2011

Body Blog: Menstruation Myth Busted

Recently, Gretchen Reynolds of the New York Times reported some exciting news for the ladies: new scientific evidence is debunking the myth that a woman’s menstrual cycle negatively affects her athletic performance.

May 18, 2011

Here’s What We Think of Men Who Think Like This

Not only are we assuming these guys are in 4th grade, but...

Sep 19, 2010

The Morning After: Mother Nature Has a Way With Timing

I fell in love with Danny my freshman year of college when he dressed up as a sexy pterodactyl on Halloween. We lived on the same floor freshman year and I always went out of my way to run into him in the hallway.

May 26, 2010

Would You Rather…

Would you rather have Aunt Flo come for a surprise visit while you're donning your hottest, tightest, cutest brand new white jeans at the family BBQ OR have her show up when your long distance boyfriend comes to visit for the first weekend in months?

Aug 27, 2009

The Doctor Is In: I Think I’m Leaking

Q: This is a really gross question, but I have to ask someone. I discharge...a lot. And it’s not just around the time of my period. It’s random and plentiful. Ew. Anyways, I don’t know what to do about it or if it's caused by something serious? Help. I’m afraid to be with a boy because he’ll be super grossed out.

Aug 19, 2009

I’m Not Sorry. Not At All.

There are some things you should always apologize for, like being late to meet a friend, bumping into someone on the street, or accidentally running over your ex-boyfriend’s foot with your car (whoops). But there are also some things that, as a woman, you shouldn’t have to say sorry for. I don’t care what anyone says, but you should not be left feeling guilty for any of the following.

Aug 2, 2009

The Morning After: Mother Nature’s Gift

I had just gotten out of a long relationship (and immediately hopped into the sack with a new guy) when I decided to change my birth control prescription. I had never really been happy with the old one, but had put off changing because I didn't want to deal with the whole spotting issue with my BF around.

Jul 30, 2009

The Doctor Is In: OMG, Am I Preggers?

Q: My period is irregular every month. Sometimes it comes 6 weeks apart and other times it can be up to 9. I am not on birth control (can’t handle the side effects) and practice safe sex with my boyfriend. The problem is that I get freaked out every month that I’m pregnant.

Jun 22, 2009

The Golden Excuse: Riding The Crimson Wave

Everyone has done it or at least thought about doing it. It's dirty, it's sneaky, and it's best left to professionals. What I'm talking about, of course, is the period excuse.

Jun 11, 2009

The Doctor Is In: Dealing With The PMS Blues

Q: I have been getting extremely horrible PMS symptoms. I’m incredibly moody - sometimes to the point that I can’t get out of bed – my cramps are awful and I keep breaking out. Is there anything I can do to fix this?