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Ira Israel

Ira Israel | Posted 06.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Ira Israel

How does one alter one's perspective to perceive that being obligated to show up someplace for 15-20 hours per week is a tremendous luxury?

New Environmentalism: Protecting Your Female Ecology

Molly Hayward | Posted 08.09.2014 | Impact
Molly Hayward

Ecology refers to the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings. I was recently introduced to the work of Sandra Stein...

If You Can't Afford Tampons, What Do You Do?

Sue Kerr | Posted 07.19.2014 | Impact
Sue Kerr

The stigma of menstruation compounded by the stigma of poverty shouldn't leave our neighbors without the items they need for their basic health and welfare.

Chem Fatale: Toxic Chemicals in WHAT?!

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Cassidy Randall, director of outreach for Women's Voices for the Earth WARNING: We are about to delve into an intimate and maybe u...

There's Something Different About These Tampons

Posted 06.19.2013 | Comedy

While it's assumed all tampons are for women, Vibe tampons are really for women....

Introducing New Deep White™ Vagina Whitening Tampons

Reductress | Posted 08.17.2013 | Comedy

Age and nature have certainly darkened your insides and we are here to help! Introducing Tampax Deep White™ Vagina Whitening Tampons: designed to brighten your vaginal walls and leave you shining from the inside out.

Women Beware: Most Feminine Hygiene Products Contain Toxic Ingredients

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

In my opinion, feminine hygiene products can be likened to a "ticking time bomb" due to years of exposure. The average American woman uses 16,800 tampons in her lifetime -- or up to 24,360 if she's on estrogen replacement therapy.

Why I'm Desperately Seeking Menopause

Nan Silver | Posted 07.19.2013 | Fifty
Nan Silver

At this very moment, there is a one in four chance that I have my period. That's because it comes like clockwork every 28 days. I have it for one week and then get three weeks 'off,' which makes mine pretty much the textbook version of a menstrual cycle. Except for one twist: I'm 54 years old.

LOOK: The Most Absurd Tampon Line Ever?

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 05.02.2013 | Women

Menstrual product advertising is not exactly known for its honesty. After all, it wasn't until 2011 that a company -- Always for the win -- used real ...

Catherine New

LOOK: 9 Strange Things You Can Have Regularly Delivered To Your Home | Catherine New | Posted 03.11.2013 | Small Business

Even as newspapers and magazines lament the demise of subscribers, there seems to be no shortage of small businesses vying to deliver other goods to y...

Celebrity Chef Has A Very Bizarre Culinary Use For Tampons

Posted 10.30.2012 | Food

Heston Blumenthal has always been known to push culinary boundaries, but his use of tampons as palate cleansers is perhaps one of his weirder suggesti...

You’ll Never Believe What This Little Ghost Is Made From

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.23.2012 | HuffPost Home

We're always interested in finding new mediums to make fabulous crafts. But there are crafters out there who are using a, well, very feminine product,...

David Lohr

Woman Arrested After Bloody Tampon Fight | David Lohr | Posted 10.17.2012 | Crime

Police in Texas say a carelessly strewn bloody tampon resulted in an altercation between a mother and daughter in Dallas. According to The Dallas P...

Know Why These Tampons Are Unusual? Take The Fark Weird News Quiz | Posted 07.04.2012 | Weird News

Know what makes these tampons so unusual? Take the Fark weird news quiz and show your stuff....

Woman Gets Big Surprise In Discount Tampon Box

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.11.2012 | Weird News

Cindy Davidson is good at sniffing out bargains, so when the Salt Lake City mom saw tampons on sale last Saturday, she didn't exactly turn up her nose...

WATCH: New Zealand's 'Transphobic' Tampon Commercial Yanked From Airwaves

Posted 01.03.2012 | Gay Voices

A New Zealand feminine hygiene company has yanked a controversial new advertisement from the airwaves after many in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and tra...

WATCH: Colbert Warns Of Vodka Tampon Epidemic

Posted 11.18.2011 | Comedy

Last night, Stephen Colbert finally addressed the subject on everyone's mind: Girls soaking their tampons in vodka and then inserting them in order to...

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...

Tampon Tosser Says Her Life Is Ruined

Posted 01.01.2012 | Weird News

One week after tossing her tampon at a McDonald's drive-thru employee, a 27-year-old Australian reportedly says that she has "pretty much lost everyth...

Where Have All The o.b. Tampons Gone?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Many menstruating New York City women have been left in a lurch without their trusty o.b tampons. Since the fall, drugstores have had trouble sto...

The Trouble With Grassroots Cyber Sex-Ed

Elissa Stein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elissa Stein

Just because information is easily available with a Google search and the click of a mouse it doesn't mean it's correct. Or appropriate.

PHOTOS: How To Green Your Period

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Greening your period is a simple, eco-friendly and fun way to make an impact. In one lifetime, it is estimated that one woman can use as many as 16,80...

Make Her Vagina Green

Deanna Neil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deanna Neil

The average maxi-pad or tampon is chlorine bleached, which releases toxins into the environment when made, and could also leaves residuals in your or your loved ones vagina.

Women Beware! Know the Possible Dangers of Feminine Care Products!

Debbie Robins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Debbie Robins

Did you know that there may be pesticide residue in tampons? Conventional tampons may be grown with cotton that has been treated with pesticides. How the heck is that possible?

Tampon Ads Get Real

New York Times | Andrew Adam Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

A COMMERCIAL for U by Kotex, a new line from the 90-year-old feminine care brand, opens with an actress in her early 20s who says, "How do I feel abou...