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A New York City Councilwoman is joining a the movement to destigmatize periods by proposing legislation that would require the city to make tampons available to girls at school. The Post reports: “In a city where we hand out free condoms, we should be making tampons more affordable and accessible,” said Ferreras, a Democrat who […]

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If you are among the majority of women who use either a tampon or a maxi pad during your period, then you are the woman McCarren Park’s giant vagina wants to talk to. In this video by UCB, correspondent and comedian Sue Smith travels to Brooklyn to impart essential wisdom that menstrual cup wearers already […]

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For Rupi Kaur, a college photography project turned into a social cause when images from her visual series about menstruation were censored online. Dazed reports that Instagram removed the above image without explanation — twice. Ironically, the Canadian poet’s art project was an attempt to “demystify the stigmas” around periods and to “see how different […]

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Madrid’s light-art street interventionists Luzinterruptus return with a Winged Tree decked out in glowing sanitary pads. This is a response to misleading advertising that pitches the feminine products as “ethereal, immaculate, delicate, odorless and beautiful” winged creatures instead of what they are — uncomfortable, synthetic wads you have to shove down your pants over your […]

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Twitter gives the world access to people’s most mundane details and it’s amazing how many women love to announce to the world that, yes, they’re on the rag. Here are today’s brave, bloated over-sharers. […]

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