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.
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.
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.
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.
The Future of Periods Will Be High-Tech, Messy, and Might Involve Jellyfish
In the future, there could be computerized tampons that tell you when to change them, dissolvable tampons that can release HIV-prevention medication, and tampons that even detect ovarian cancer.
The End of Canada's Tampon Tax Is a Victory for My Bank Account, but It Hasn't Ended Period Stigma
Unfair taxes are the tip of the iceberg. How long will it take to stop the embarrassed giggles that accompany words like "tampon" and "pad"?
We Spoke to the Women Fighting Australia’s Tampon Tax
Australia's 15 years of taxing periods may finally be coming to an end soon. But why has this recent campaign been more successful than previous attempts?