Tag: menstruation

HealthLove & Sex

6 Kinda Embarrassing Questions You’re Too Afraid To Ask Your Doctor — Answered!

Wendy Stokesby:

Your annual visit to the lady doctor isn’t necessarily the most pleasant way to spend an afternoon. Between the poking, prodding and your casual evasion of …

GirlHealth

The Soapbox: On The Need For Safe Spaces For Girls Who Develop Early

Wendy Stokesby:

I started puberty earlier than my peers. Like 23 percent of Black girls and 10 percent of white girls, by about seven-years-old, I was already developing …

GirlHealth

Math Disproves The Myth That Women’s Periods Sync Up, Contrary To Popular Belief

Dragana Stepicby:

One of the most widely circulated myths about menstruation has been proven false by math. It turns out women don’t sync their periods when they’re in close proximity — …

GirlHealth

Tampons Could Be Killing Us Softly At This Very Moment

Dragana Stepicby:

I don’t want to ruin your day or anything, but here’s something terrifying you’ve probably never thought about: scientists barely know anything about the long-term effects of tampons on our …

HealthRelationships

An Open Letter To My Period On The Occasion Of Coming Early

Wendy Stokesby:

Dear My Period On The Occasion Of Coming Early, You’ve been arriving like clockwork for 15 years. I was never a woman that had a problem …

Health

What Was Your First Period Like?

Wendy Stokesby:

If Tyra Banks can share with everyone on “The Tyra Show” when she got her first period—during 11th grade, at her dad’s house—so can The Frisky …

Love & Sex

5 Things I’ve Learned About Tampons (In Relation To My Own Vagina) On The 20th Anniversary Of My Period

Wendy Stokesby:

This morning, as the dull ache of cramps woke me from my slumber, I realized something kind of momentous. I have had my period for exactly …

Love & Sex

Period Sex: 6 Reasons You Should Definitely Get Down When Aunt Flow Comes To Town

Wendy Stokesby:

I like to tell myself that I don’t have many dating dealbreakers. I’m completely open to anyone, quirks and all. That’s always the case when meeting …

Style

Feel Sexy, Even When Your Tampon Is Leaking

Wendy Stokesby:

So, yesterday, I ruined what I estimate to be my 57th pair of panties and stained a perfectly good pair of pajama bottoms when my tampon …

Entertainment

You Can Help This Actress Make A Movie About What Periods Are Really Like

Wendy Stokesby:

Actress and filmmaker Kristine Gerolaga is sick of the way periods are portrayed in the media, so she set out to make a film of her …