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Men Have Questions About Periods, and We Answered Them

"Have you ever been tempted to taste your blood?"
Hannah Ewens
10.10.17
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
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

Soaking It Up With Menstrual Sea Sponges

Looking into the growing trend of managing periods with porous objects that are technically animals.
Naeun Kim
11.10.15
Design

Beyond Vivienne Westwood: When Designers Become Activists

The tips, tricks, and secrets we learned from talking to Miki Agrawal and Céline Semaan Vernon at AIGA NY's "Beyond Vivienne Westwood: Fashion brands that are changing the world."
Sami Emory
10.26.15
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
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
Stuff

A Guide to Periods for Men

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

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.
Tori Telfer
6.26.15
Stuff

What Happens if You Get Your Period in Outer Space?

NASA engineers figured out how to fly to the moon, but had virtually no idea what happens inside women's bodies.
Arielle Pardes
6.19.15
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