This Week in Science
What Researchers Learned from the Brain of a 27-Year-Old with Amnesia
It's possible to have knowledge, without remembering.
A Guide to Getting Into Menstrual Cups
The long-lasting, reusable blood funnels have a rabid fan base. Here's everything you need to know about using a tiny chalice for your periods.
These Instagram Mums Are the Worst
Mum culture on Instagram is a toxic lie.
Asking for a friend
Can I Skip My Period Safely?
Doctors break down why getting your period is actually optional.
Women Become Dependent on Porn for Different Reasons Than Men Do
“I would skip breakfast and dinner and stay up all hours of the night watching porn, just to watch it."
Organic Cotton Tampons Don't Protect You From Toxic Shock Syndrome
A new study challenges the idea that cotton tampons and menstrual cups are less risky than traditional tampons when it comes to TSS.
What's Freaking Me Out
When the Rare Birth Control Pill Side Effect Happens to You
Stomach pain and asthma are occasionally linked to hormonal contraception.
A New Flushable Pregnancy Test Could Help Women in Abusive Relationships
The little plastic test hasn't changed in years and this eco-friendly version is winning in more ways than one.
Giving Birth in Jail Can Traumatise Women for Decades
Restraining women while they're giving birth is "demeaning and unnecessary." Some institutions still don't care.
What Happens to Your Body in the Hours and Days After an Abortion
One in three women in Britain will have an abortion at some point in their lives.
I Spent Some Time Staring at Strangers' Vaginas at a Vulva Watching Workshop
And they all stared back at mine.
The Restless Youth Issue
Breaking the Cycle That Keeps Girls Out of School Monthly
High school senior Maya Penn is working to get sanitary products to women and girls in developing countries.