Tag: periods

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 …

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 …

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 …

Style

Thanks To The Lammily Doll, Now Little Girls Can Throw Period Parties

Wendy Stokesby:

When I see a confident little girl, it always bums me out to realize that she’s got only a few years before her hormones hijack her …

Love & Sex

What To REALLY Expect When Your Girlfriend Gets Her Period & How To Act Accordingly

Wendy Stokesby:

When it comes to periods, guys sometimes need a little help. Since they don’t have vaginas, periods are like the Bermuda Triangle: mysterious, feared, and where …

Health

Marijuana Tampons Are Here To Save The Day By Relieving Awful Period Cramps

Wendy Stokesby:

Like all symbols of feminism, marijuana (which, mind you, is totally and completely related to feminism), remains buried in stigma. Since the 1970s launch of the War …

Health

10 Completely Outrageous Facts About Menstruation

Wendy Stokesby:

When I got my period for the first time, I cried. Hard. Just a few months before, while waiting to board to the bus to head to …

Guys

Mind Of Man: What Men Think About Menstruation

Wendy Stokesby:

When I was a little kid, my teenage sister explained to me that she had become a woman. This meant that for one week out of …

Health

Don’t Panic! 7 Reasons Your Period Might Be Late (Besides Pregnancy)

The Friskyby:

How late can a period be? For the last week or so, I’ve been somewhat convinced that I’m pregnant. For the most part, this belief was …