Quickies: Periods and the Menstrual Cycle
Sexuality in Color: The Latinx Tampon Taboo
Only a small percentage of Latinas in the U.S. use tampons, despite their cultural prevalence—what gives?
Period Woes: A Play in Two Acts
Hello, I'm 14, and I'm always scared of having my period unprepared, so I always wear a pad when I go out. How can I get over my fear of getting my clothes dirty ? Thank you. ...
Scarleteen Confidential: The Safer Sex Drawer
Decoding Sex in the Media: Tampon Commercial Weirdness
I’ve noticed recently that, of all the hygiene product advertisements—ads for deodorant, toilet paper, diapers, soap, tissues, etc.—menstrual pad and tampon commercials are by far the weirdest.
Aisle Menstrual Products
Party in My Pants Reusable Pads
Three on Going With the Flow
I am going on a graduation-required 28 day backpacking trip. It is likely that this will happen to fall around my period. What is the best way to work with your period when backpacking? Pads are out of the question, as they are not so great for letting your pelvic area "breathe" during exercise. Tampons...meh....
What Are Menstrual Cups?
My Menstruation Celebration!
It's a very tough thing to lose touch with your own body.
A little over a year ago, I started to feel under the weather. My joints swelled and ached, my stomach and guts were constantly cramping and gurgling, and my body was generally a wreck. My doctor brushed off these symptoms, chalking them up to things such as stress, allergies, and even gout. I began to lose weight, and suffer malnutrition as a side effect of my other gastronomical symptoms.