Hey guys, Sam here. I’ll cut right to the chase: I’m on day 12 of my period and I want want to destroy my entire reproductive system. More
I excitedly clicked on the Kickstarter page… and then I saw a dude’s face. More
I don’t think my father, the inventor of Toaster Strudel, would be too happy to hear about this. More
“I was in the dressing room getting ready, and I heard her ask another girl what to do, as she’d just started her period during her shift…” More
Just what you wanted: a holster for your menstrual blood! More
Just chocolate? Look, when I’m on my period, I want all the food. More
As you may know by now, one overly enthusiastic fan threw an un-used tampon at the pubescent boy-children of One Direction this past weekend in what I can only assume was a misguided attempt to let them know she’d recently become fertile enough to have all of their babies. This was certainly a bold move for someone so young. But lest today’s teenyboppers suffer from generational amnesia, I’m here to remind you that this latest incident was just the latest chapter in a rich and bloody history that extends back many years. Let’s revisit some of the high points. More
Macy McGrail has some truly revolutionary things to say about periods and being a woman. Also, she’s nine. More
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Let’s be honest: there are a lot of things that suck about getting your period. It means a week (or more or less) of discomfort: cramps, bloating and headaches. Getting your period means you should prepare for a lot of moody days and nights, where you cry over everything and anything and have the urge to strangle everyone you meet. And getting your period also means eating and eating and eating and yet never feeling full, which is the least satisfying feeling ever.
But believe it or not, there are also some good things about getting your period. Seriously! More
Calling all bleeding, uhm, hearts! There’s going to be a menstruation-themed poetry slam in New York City. More
You also get a “mystery gift!” I’m serious. More
At the end of the day, maybe it really is all about vaginas? Maybe. More