This Is How One Country Gave Free Menstrual Products to All Its Students
The Scottish government allocated £9.2 million to offer free sanitary products in schools and convinced other places in the UK to follow suit.
The Office Supply Store in the House of Reps. Will Now Stock Tampons
With a record number of women in the 116th Congress, the House Administration Committee has started stocking menstrual products, which members of Congress can purchase with their federal allowances.
Kotex Tampons Are Being Recalled After Reports of Them Unravelling Inside People's Vaginas
One type of Kotex tampon is being pulled from shelves after some customers had to seek medical attention.
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.
What It's Like Growing Up with the Belief that Tampons Take Virginity
As a teen, I felt stuck in a miserable balancing act: hiding tampons from my family or being shamed by friends for not using them.
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.
This Is What Happens When You Flush Things That Shouldn't Be Flushed
Condoms, tampons, and wet wipes belong in the trash can, people.
It's Been Almost 100 Years and Women Still Don't Have the Tampons We Deserve
From rubber belts to hymen hysteria, the history of tampons is a reflection of the uphill battle for women's rights.
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What Happens if I Keep a Tampon in For Longer Than 8 Hours?
I mean, don't forget about it in there.
Biodegradable Pads Are Almost Here
Scientists developed a thin pad that breaks down in weeks, not centuries.
Duchamp's Urinal Is a Lot Funnier in Felt
Jenne Giles spins a urinal, a bunny, and a bloodied tampon out of traditional textiles.
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.