tampons

Art

Duchamp's Urinal Is a Lot Funnier in Felt

Jenne Giles spins a urinal, a bunny, and a bloodied tampon out of traditional textiles.
Anna Marks
2.5.17
News

The Canadian Politician Who Killed the Tampon Tax Wants to Make Birth Control Free

Member of Parliament Irene Mathyssen is setting her sights on the high cost of birth control after removing the federal tax on tampons last year.
Hilary Beaumont
10.27.16
The Crown and Spectre Issue

Why Sexy Ads Don't Work

Ads featuring girls in bikinis aren't as effective as you'd think.
Emerson Rosenthal
11.2.15
Stuff

Inside LA's Lesbian Feminist Haunted House

Confronting our most enduring fear with the demented women's studies professors and "riot ghouls" of Killjoy's Kastle.
Alison Stevenson
10.30.15
Stuff

For Asylum Seekers Menstruation Is a Complicated and Often Humiliating Process

Women are often forced to line up for hours to access pads and tampons. Many bleed through their clothes and are forced to make due with tent cloths.
Wendy Syfret
10.13.15
Culture

How One Man Ran the World's Only Menstruation Museum from His Basement

The story of a 73-year-old bachelor, a massive collection of menstrual memorabilia, and the museum that may one day rise again.
Arielle Pardes
9.28.15
Stuff

A Guide to Periods For Men

A woman's period is so natural, your mum couldn't have made you without it. Did I just make you think of your mum's period? Great. We're getting somewhere.
Lisa Ludwig
8.14.15
Stuff

A Night Out with Anonymous X

The group is made up of volunteers who hand out high-calorie meal packs, clothes and sanitary products to Melbourne's homeless.
Maddison Connaughton
8.12.15
Stuff

Toxic Shock: Why This Woman Is Suing a Tampon Company After Losing Her Leg

After toxic shock syndrome nearly killed Lauren Wasser, the former model and athlete has devoted herself to rectifying what she sees as serious problems with the tampon industry.
Tori Telfer
6.17.15
Stuff

An Interview With a Guy Who Really Loves Menstrual Blood

He sees it as the cornerstone of femininity.
Melanie Mendelewitsch, Illustrations by Pierre Thyss
5.28.15
Election '15

The Luxury Item: Why Is the British Government Taxing Periods?

We speak to the female public about the "tampon tax" – a 5 percent VAT that classes all women's sanitary products as "non-essential luxury items".
VICE Staff
5.1.15
Stuff

We Went to Yesterday’s Tampon Tax March on Downing Street

Women (and some men) marched with fake bloodied knickers on their heads, hoping to draw attention to one of Britain's most ridiculous taxations.
Daisy Jones
4.3.15
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