Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
HOME & LIVING
This Early Use For Lysol Is Wild
What we know as a home cleaning product was once marketed to women for something very different.
matka_Wariatka via Getty Images
Lots Of Men Still Don't See Tampons As A Basic Right
Poor women and girls often miss out of school, work and other opportunities because they can't afford menstrual hygiene products.
Feminine Hygiene Products Are Now Guaranteed In Federal Prisons
A new Bureau of Prisons memo requires all federal prison facilities to provide free menstrual products to female inmates.
When Necessities Are Considered A Luxury
In this community, teenage girls sometimes have to miss school because their families cannot afford feminine hygiene products.
Orgasmic Leadership: No One Said It Would Be Easy
Rachel Braun Scherl
Entrepreneur, VAGIPRENEUR™, mom, wife, friend, pop culture addict
Bloomberg via Getty Images
'I'm Tired Of Being Taxed For Being A Woman'
The fight against the tampon tax is heating up in California.
matka_Wariatka via Getty Images
Free Tampons Likely Coming To All NYC Schools, Shelters and Jails
“These items are as essential as toilet paper, helping us prevent health risks and fulfill our daily activities uninterrupted.”
Periods Cost A Lot, So NYC Schools Are Giving Low-Income Girls Free Tampons
"I know my mother is struggling to pay the bills, I don’t feel comfortable asking her for pads also."
What Happened When Women Put Period-Proof Underwear To The Test
Scared to try them? These women did it for you.
Fat-Shaming Commercial For Sanitary Pads Is Offensive On So Many Levels
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Bathroom Betrayal: Bleeders Not Welcome!
Writer, speaker and blogger at leegaitan.com
When I stood up to grab another pair of sandals -- whoosh -- I felt my internal floodgates fly wide open, and I realized I was dealing with much more than a sweaty undercarriage. "Oh, my God, I think my period has just returned."
Mia corsini lethbridge
Watch Swaggering Australian Women Rap Against The Tampon Tax
With a little help from Snoop Dogg.
Menstruation and Me
Social Media Director, Girls' Globe
As terrifying, inconvenient and annoying as my experience with menorrhagia was, I was lucky. I had easy access to clean and functioning bathrooms and proper menstrual hygiene products. Countless women and girls cannot say the same.
Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa Are Dropping Out of School Because of Menstruation Taboo
Trained community health nurse and peer mentor in Kenya
Many girls in sub-Saharan Africa end up missing considerable amount of school, or at worst even dropping out, due to humiliation and stigma related to menstruation.
Empowering Women by Design
Be Girl aims to make a small intervention with the maximum impact: one girl, one pad, one year.
4 Home Remedies for Yeast Infections You Should AVOID
Dr. Yvonne Bohn, Dr. Allison Hill & Dr. Alane Park
OB/GYNs and authors of
The Mommy Docs' Ultimate Guide to P...
When it comes down to it, there are plenty of old wives' tales floating around -- especially on the Internet.
3 Things That Would Be Less Confusing On This Maxi Pad Box
Does The Word 'Vagina' Offend You?
Vagina Taboo: FemFresh Reminds Us That No One Should Ever Call Their Lady Parts 'Froo Froo'
Executive Women's Editor, The Huffington Post
With Lena Dunham dropping "vagina" references on a weekly basis in the first season of "Girls," one might think that we were over the whole "vagina is a dirty word" thing.
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
FROM OUR PARTNERS
Sleep & Wellness
What's Working: Purpose + Profit
The Power of Humanity
Difference Maker 100
Expert analysis and commentary to make sense of today's biggest stories.
Sign up here to have the best stories delivered straight to your inbox.
First-person essays, features, interviews and Q&As about life today.
Get breaking news alerts
Download our app
Go to mobile site