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
healthcare

College Kids Want Free Tampons for America

College campuses are leading the charge to provide tampons, pads, and other sanitary supplies to everyone, free of charge.
Garnet Henderson
1.25.17
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
10.26.16
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
daily vice

We Meet a Drumming Women's Activist on Today's 'Daily VICE'

Then THUMP explores what LA is doing to ensure drug safety at music festivals and Motherboard explains how an entrepreneur plans to bring space tourism to the Coachella valley.
VICE Staff
3.18.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, polls show Sanders is creeping ahead of Clinton in Illinois, Russia withdraws from Syria, Mother Teresa will be made a saint, and more.
VICE Staff
3.15.16
wuvable oaf

'A Tampon for Wrestlers,' a Comic by Ed Luce

Are the goat horns of your wrestling costume gushing blood? There's a convenient solution in this new 'Wuvable Oaf' comic by Ed Luce.
Ed Luce
2.26.16
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
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
The Crown and Sceptre 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
10.29.15
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
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