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There are lots of things to consider when it comes to stress and your period—including hormones, diet, and mental health in general.
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We’re Finally Starting to Take Women’s Hormones Seriously

A new wave of books about women's bodies looks set to turn 'that time of the month' from a punchline to properly understood reality.
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Men Have Questions About Periods, and We Answered Them

"Have you ever been tempted to taste your blood?"
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Just How Real Is PMS Clumsiness?

It's either a thing or leftover from the days when science tried to justify treating women like freaks for menstruating.
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A Quarter of Men Think They Get PMS Too, According to a New Survey

A British poll found that 26 percent of males experience the same monthly symptoms associated with menstruation.
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Brotherhood and Sisterhood: Looking Back with New York Hardcore's Warzone Women

Freddy Alva tracks down the women who were a vital component of the diverse urban tribe that congregated around Warzone in NYC's Lower East Side in the 1980s.
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Female Hormones Can Make a Bloody Mess of Your Mental Health

It's time people took the mental repercussions of periods seriously.
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For Homeless Women, Having a Period Isn't a Hassle, It's a Nightmare

As long as sanitary ware is classified as a "nonessential" and "luxury" item, and isn't given out for free like condoms, homeless women may be forced to shoplift for tampons and towels, or resort to using tissue from McDonald's toilets.
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Lily Allen Shows Us Her Wits

From record execs telling her not to sing "bitch" to having the word "period" edited out of her songs—Lily tells it like it is.
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