Menstruation

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.
Mary Pilon
5.30.17
Menstruation

Period-Themed Art Exhibition Wants Society to Rethink Menstruation, Period.

Can an art exhibition help remove the stigmas surrounding monthly bleeding?
Elyssa Goodman
4.14.17
News

The World's First Vaccine for Toxic Shock Syndrome is in the Works

In its first phase of clinical trials, the new vaccine proved to be safe, effective, and yielded virtually zero side effects.
Arielle Pardes
6.16.16
Stuff

We Asked an Economist What Would Happen if All Women Took 'Period Leave'

Would the economy crumble as businesses fell apart under the strain? Er, no—and it might actually make work more productive for everyone.
Amelia Dimoldenberg
3.8.16
News

Is Toxic Shock Syndrome on the Rise Among Young Women?

Last month, four teenagers in Western Michigan were diagnosed with toxic shock syndrome from using tampons. Why are so many young women still getting TSS?
Leah Sottile
2.9.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.
VICE Staff
11.20.15
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
10.9.15
Design

This Menstrual Cup Pairs Up With Your Apple Devices

Real-time information about your period sent straight to your iPhone.
Ingrid Kesa
10.6.15
Features

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
News

A 13-Year-Old Girl Died of Toxic Shock Syndrome After Doctors Misdiagnosed Her

Doctors told Jemma-Louise Roberts her vomiting and diarrhea were a simple stomach virus. A week later, she had died from toxic shock syndrome.
Leah Sottile
9.24.15
Health

Do Women in Prison Sync Up?

If you've ever shared a house with a bunch females, you'll know what it means to sync up. But what about prisoners? Do women's prisons become moody, achy hell holes every few weeks?
Wendy Syfret
9.14.15
Stuff

A Guide to Periods for Men

It is a process that repeats itself ova and ova and ova.
Lisa Ludwig
8.14.15
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