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Changing the Menstrual Conversation

Elissa Stein | Posted 05.16.2016 | Women
Elissa Stein

This past weekend The Period Shop popped up in New York City - part store, part girl cave, part happening, part marketing ploy.

Jillian Berman

Even Companies That Sell Tampons Are Run By Men | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business

A shot from a recent ad mocking ridiculous tampon commercials. Most women would rather not discuss the intricacies of their period with a man. Mo...

How Kotex Is Getting Chinese Women Talking About Their Periods

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 06.19.2012 | Women

Sometimes it’s difficult for women to speak openly about their menstrual cycles -- just think about all of the hilarious euphemisms for periods that...

WATCH: Is That MOLD On My Tampon?

Posted 03.29.2012 | Women

A Texas woman found an unexpected substance growing on an unused tampon: mold. Danielle Parr noticed the black spots after she accidentally popped...

Kotex Recalls Tampons Possibly Infected With Bacteria

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.16.2011 | Healthy Living

Users of Kotex tampons, beware: Kimberly-Clark is recalling around 1,400 cartons of them, claiming the plastic tubing could contain a bacteria capable...

How to Advertise Down There

Susan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Susan Kim

From the earliest days of commercial pads, one hundred-plus years ago, femcare advertising has been a virtual saga of prudishness, cluelessness, and excessive caution bordering on total hysteria.