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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. ...

Jillian Berman

Even Companies That Sell Tampons Are Run By Men

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Hello Flo's 'Camp Gyno': Best Tampon Ad in the History of the World

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 09.29.2013 | Women
Mary Pauline Lowry

It's 2013. Way past time we had some funny, delightful ads about tampons in general and the vagaries of impending womanhood in particular. So let's all give up a grrrl round of applause for Hello Flo, a company that doesn't just deliver the goods to our doorstep, but also breaks decades of some seriously stupid advertising precedents.

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 ...

Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, narrator Nick Carraway remarks, "You can't repeat the past." To which Jay Gatsby replied, "You can't repeat the past? Why of course, you can."