Everything I Learned About Periods Working for a Major Tampon Brand

I spent a year and a half as the community manager for a major tampon and pad brand. I enjoyed opening with this at parties beacuse it always got a good conversation going. As a pro-woman, ra-ra feminist, I genuinely liked working with this brand and I learned a lot about the awesome people who genuinely want to do away with the period shame. Read More Everything I Learned About Periods Working for a Major Tampon Brand

Crimson Tide Diaries: What Commenters Say About Period Products

If you write about pads or tampons or menstruation in general, this is how it goes. Want to give a guess what the first comment usually is about?

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Q & A with Ms. Vagina Science: Heavy Bleeding with Menstrual Cups, Treating BV, and using Emmenagogues to induce Your Period

This week I will be answering reader questions! NSFW warning: there is a picture of a full Diva Cup below.

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Ask Ms. Vagina Science- Delaying Your Period, Birth Control Moodiness, and The Diva Cup Learning Curve

This week Ms. Vagina Science answers reader questions!

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In Praise of the Diva Cup

Ok, this isn’t completely unfettered praise because the Diva Cup or Keeper or whatever menstrual cup you prefer to use isn’t perfect.  But, I feel like I need to defend the Diva Cup ““ or at least discuss it honestly.  The poor thing is the hairy-armpitted, Birkenstock-clad, Patchouli-smelling hippie outcast of the feminine hygiene world. Read More In Praise of the Diva Cup