Topic: Periods

Vice Tackles Menstruation Fashion With Startling ‘There Will Be Blood’ Photo Shoot

Vice Tackles Menstruation Fashion With Startling 'There Will Be Blood' Photo Shoot

Vice loves the chance to provoke people (occasionally with memorable results) but this time we’re 1) kind of impressed by how far they’ve gone and 2) kind of shocked no one’s done it before*. In “There Will Be Blood,” we have what looks like a typical Vice shoot–a mix of new and vintage fashions, unconventional models, unglamorous locations–and period stains. Yes, the subjects appear to be menstruating.

The editorial was shot by a woman named Emma Arvida Bystrom who–based on a rough Google translation of her blogspot–seems very interested in the representation of women in media, especially beauty ideals (and, it would seem, subverting them). On the one hand, the images show nothing more than biological function and are only shocking because we never see things like this. On the other, some just seem like gory sensationalism. More »

Party Favors: The Rape Card

Party Favors: The Rape Card

What do you do when you get “that feeling” that a guy is cheating, but don’t have proof? – Lemondrop

Your friend just got raped. Luckily, there’s an incredibly insensitive greeting card for times like these. – The Frisky

Vaginal steam baths could help cure infertility and painful periods. The problem is that you have to utter the phrase “vaginal steam bath.” – Blisstree

Bad news for your reproductive health: nearly half of pregnancies in America are unplanned. – AOL Health

Is saying “I love you” no longer necessary in a relationship? – College Candy More »