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Laura Jackel

Laura Jackel

I Have Two Sons And Even My Two Year Old Knows I Get A Period

3 min read

In a win for common sense, Ad Standards determined on Wednesday that Libra’s ‘Blood Normal’ ad did not breach the ethics code, in spite of the almost 600 complaints against it.

National

National

Watchdog Hands Down Findings After Complaints Over Ad Depicting Period Blood

4 min read

A controversial new ad by Libra which depicted period blood on television for the first time in Australia has not breached the ethics code, Ad Standards has determined.

National

National

New Plan For Free Tampons In Schools Praised As 'Essential' Reform

4 min read

Young women will now have free access to pads and tampons in every primary, secondary and specialist government school across the state, as part of an 'Australian first' initiative launching in Victoria.

National

National

Libra Ad To Show Period Blood On Television In Australian-First

3 min read

Libra's new ad campaign is tackling period stigma head-on, by depicting actual blood on pads for the first time.

Alana Schetzer

Alana Schetzer

Should You Get The Day Off Work If You Have Severe Period Pain?

4 min read

Menstruation may be a natural and normal function of the female body, but it can also be a physical and psychological nightmare.

World

World

UK Primary School Kids To Get Free Sanitary Products

2 min read

The UK government has announced it will provide primary school girls with free sanitary products as early as next year.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

I'm All For Normalising Periods But Smearing It On Your Face Is Just Bloody Gross

4 min read

Don’t read on if you have a weak stomach. Consider yourself warned. You’re welcome.

Lana Hirschowitz

Lana Hirschowitz

This New Period Emoji Is Bloody Ridiculous. Period.

3 min read

There is always much excitement when new emojis are released (???) and the latest emoji update set for release in April is no different.

Health

Health

We Tried Out Period Underwear To See If They Actually Work

5 min read

They're everywhere, but will period underwear really ever replace pads or tampons?

TV

TV

RuPaul Banned Manila's Maxi Pad Dress On 'All Stars'

2 min read

Drag queen Manila Luzon has revealed that both RuPaul and producers of 'RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars' banned her from wearing a menstruation-themed dress.

National

National

The Shocking Ways Homeless Women Deal With Their Period

4 min read

Instead of a tampon, imagine using paper towels -- or socks, toilet paper, leaves, or bark -- when you're bleeding from your vagina.