"Top Chef" host and model Padma Lakshmi opens up about living with painful endometriosis for years and why talking about women's reproductive health and periods shouldn't be taboo.
When you’re in your 20s and have a Pap test, you don’t really think much will come of it. At least, that’s what Cammie Yang thought — and then she was diagnosed with cervical cancer.
A woman's account of being written up because she purchased feminine hygiene products has everyone seeing red.
The couple is asking supporters to make a donation to one of seven charities in lieu of wedding gifts ahead of their May 19 nuptials.
"If you have a negative comment or you don’t think transgender people should be a part of this, then you're not living in today’s century."
A British couple claim they were unfairly forced to disembark their flight for Dubai after the Emirates crew deemed period cramps a health risk.
"She said she couldn’t come out and something was wrong, that she had pooped her pants but in the front."
Getting your period is unpleasant enough without losing your job over it, but that’s exactly what happened to Alicia Coleman, who was…
Scotland has become the first country to give free sanitary products to females from low-income families in an effort to tackle "period poverty."
New York City-based underwear brand Thinx has launched gym shorts designed to absorb up to two tampons worth of menstrual blood.
Known for her role on MTV India’s “Girls on Top,” Saloni Chopra is regarded as an activist for women’s rights, speaking regularly about rape, menstrual cycles and female sexuality. Her social media channels are an artistic display of her passions, with the Mumbai native regularly speaking about human rights. Recently she shared an image on her Instagram of sheets stained by period blood with a powerful caption that has resonated with many. You who celebrated my very first menstrual cycle… said it made me a woman.
Meghan Markle is no woman to shy away from bringing up issues about equality and identity, as she opened up about being a biracial actress in a piece in December last year. In an article titled ‘How Periods Affect Potential’, the actress talks about the stigma girls and women face in developing countries simply for having their periods.
Shelly Lee threw her daughter Brooke a party complete with a cake that read, “Congrats on your period,” to celebrate the milestone. Brooke’s cousin, 17-year-old Autumn Jenkins, took photos and posted them on Twitter, captioning the post: “Brooke started her period today & my family is super extra.” The tweet has since gone viral, reaching more than 15,000 likes. The chocolate cake was selected by Lee because it contained “serotonin in it to help her with Brooke’s first period,” Autumn told BuzzFeed News.