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Here's What Could Be Hiding In Your Tampon

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living

If you thought the only thing in your tampon was cotton, you might be wrong. According to Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), your tampons and pads ...

Progress, and Laughs, Found in Tampon Jokes

Michael Woods | Posted 04.19.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Woods

The near-term fate of Leslie Bibb and Rachel Dratch, and the rest of the crew who made "Salem Rogers: Model of the Year 1998" is in the hands of the masses, or as many of the masses who have hit on Amazon's Pilot Season.

Group Barrages Company With Sanitary Pads After It Harassed Workers For Menstruating

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.06.2015 | Impact

One group is gathering support online in protest of an Indian company that forced female workers to be strip-searched after a personal hygiene product...

Where Tampons REALLY Came From | Posted 12.15.2014 | Women
Read More: Tampons, Women News

I guess I had never really thought about where tampons came from...

When It's Okay to Ask a Guy to Buy Tampons

Em & Lo | Posted 01.24.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

At what point in a relationship is it acceptable to ask a guy to go buy tampons from you?'s Wise Guys weigh in.

A Brief History Of The Tampon

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 11.03.2014 | Women

In Greece in the 5th century B.C., women fashioned tampons out of lint rolled around wood. Cue: instant gratitude for the tampon options of today. ...

These Gay Men Have 'Literally No Idea' How To Explain Tampons

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 10.02.2014 | Gay Voices

There's nothing like watching a few good-natured gay men discuss some unfamiliar territory -- in this case, feminine hygiene products. BuzzFeed ask...

5 Things About Your Period You Won't Learn in School

Maureen Shaw | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Maureen Shaw

Before you write off the Crimson Tide as a mere nuisance, check out this list of things you won't likely learn in school.

Teenage Girls Create Tampon-Themed Video Game

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.11.2014 | Teen

Two teen girls have developed a tampon-themed video game, in the process challenging the strange way society treats menstruation. Sophie Houser, 17...

Ira Israel

Ira Israel | Posted 08.23.2014 | 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 | Home

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...