periods
I won't have a period party or buy cheesy books full of metaphors about "roses blooming."
periods
Here are six female artists who were pioneers of the period lyric, and who did it without sounding like the prequel to a chapter about how to ask your mom for deodorant.
in

Apr 28, 2014 at 2:30pm | 21 comments

fancy underwear
I used to turn to ugly old underwear and live in fear of leaks during my period, but thanks to Dear Kate I’m pretty much menstrual Wonder Woman now.
periods
And by “cramps,” I mean pain so bad that I wound up in the hospital at least once a year for the past decade. How I got rid of them for good, one green drink at a time.
in

Nov 8, 2013 at 11:00am | 350 comments

period sex
You know what helps with cramps and makes your skin look better and helps you sweat it out? Gettin’ busy.
bodies
How much do some men know about our bodies? Not the physical appearance, but the inner workings of them all? I’ll tell you. Not much.
periods
Thanks for your concern, ladies, but actually skipping my periods is the best thing to happen to me in a long time.
in

Aug 14, 2013 at 12:30pm | 427 comments

pms
Extreme depression? uncontrollable rage? distracting hyperarousal? And now, just for funsies -- severe body dysmphoria!
in

Jul 18, 2013 at 12:30pm | 349 comments

tampons
It was a close call. Thank fuck I’m nosy.
tampons
I concluded, long after the events of that awkward day, that being embarrassed is overrated.
disney
My shocking discovery in a Main Street, U.S.A. bathroom launched me into a lifetime of looking back at my shortened childhood.
poems
first period
Do you remember Kotex Personals Protective Panties? If you don't, that's okay, because I'm pretty sure that my mom was the only person who bought them.
deep embarrassment
vaginas
It's okay. I wasn't planning on getting a date again ever in my life anyway!
in

Feb 13, 2013 at 6:30pm | 465 comments

periods
menstruation
Corrigan’s column appears to have been an attempt at satire, but the fact that he’s an incredibly shitty writer means it fell far short of the intended goal. Instead it just reads like a string of misogynist jokes glued together with flapping noises from his butt cheeks.
halloween
In celebration of my seven-year period anniversary, my dad’s birthday (hi, dad!) and all things strange and Halloween-y, I’ve prepared the perfect creepy, crawly playlist. Join me as I recount MY LAST MENSES STORY, I PROMISE.
periods
I downloaded the app under the guise that it would inform me about the workings of my body and I'd know even more about myself. Instead, I'm even more disconnected.
in

Oct 30, 2012 at 2:00pm | 81 comments

skin
Skin problems, period-induced meltdowns and the magical drugstore buys that just might help take the edge off.
shoppables
periods
Comments are like cake-- absolutely necessary and oh-so nutritious.
in

Sep 1, 2012 at 3:00pm | 1 comments