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Body, Issues, Self, Sex/Love, Social

Ricki Lake, Abby Epstein Launch ‘Sweetening The Pill’ Kickstarter For Birth Control Documentary

Ricki Lake, Abby Epstein Launch ‘Sweetening The Pill’ Kickstarter For Birth Control Documentary

The “Business of Being Born” team is back, and this time they’re tackling birth control. Now before you get your maxi pads in a bunch (sorry) they’re not out to tell you you’re a terrible person for being on birth control. What they do want to tell you is that [...]

by × June 4, 2015 × 0 comments

Body, Featured, Issues, Self

Week 4, Day 25: Headaches, Near-Misses and Eating the Chocolate Elephant

Week 4, Day 25: Headaches, Near-Misses and Eating the Chocolate Elephant

Welcome once again to The Periodical where I chronicle living life in ladyhood. If you’re not sure how you got here or why I’m slinging so much period talk you may want to start with my first couple of posts: Period Pants and Feeling the Fire and Embracing the Feisty. Today [...]

by × July 3, 2014 × 0 comments

Body, Featured, Issues, Self, Social, Spotlights

Spotlight: Molly Hayward On Cora, Crowdfunding and Her Global Mission for Period Empowerment

Spotlight: Molly Hayward On Cora, Crowdfunding and Her Global Mission for Period Empowerment

This week’s Spotlight is a fierce combination of entrepreneur, human rights activist, women’s rights advocate, determined go-getter and fearless leader. As Founder and CEO of Cora, a new period product subscription service, Molly Hayward demonstrates not only how to grow a business from the seed of a brilliant idea, but [...]

by × June 26, 2014 × 0 comments

Body, Featured, Issues, Self

Tween Fakes Period, Gets Righteous ‘First Moon Party’ in Hilarious New Hello Flo Ad

Tween Fakes Period, Gets Righteous ‘First Moon Party’ in Hilarious New Hello Flo Ad

Hello Flo is back with another hilarious menstrual marketing ad-spot. “First Moon Party” is the sequel to last year’s brilliant and funny “Camp Gyno,” which I was sad I couldn’t write about because Salted was still in the womb. What can I say, I’m a sucker for period humor! And maybe [...]

by × June 19, 2014 × 0 comments

Featured, Issues, Saltie Shakers, Social

Brilliant New Subscription Box Brings ‘Month-for-Month’ Feminine Products to Girls In Need

Brilliant New Subscription Box Brings ‘Month-for-Month’ Feminine Products to Girls In Need

What if the tampons, pads, and pantyliners you purchased every month automatically provided free supplies to a girl living in a developing country so she can stay in school, play with her friends, and be proud of her womanhood?

by × June 4, 2014 × 0 comments

Body, Self

Feeling the Fire and Embracing the Feisty

Feeling the Fire and Embracing the Feisty

Welcome to my period column tentatively titled The Periodical where I muse about living life riding the waves of the female menstrual cycle. Because contrary to popular belief, it’s NOT only about PMS. Grab your period pants and let’s get started. They say hell hath no fury like a woman [...]

by × June 1, 2014 × 0 comments

Body, Mind

Period Pants: Welcome to My Column About Menstrual Musings and Living Life in Ladyhood

Period Pants: Welcome to My Column About Menstrual Musings and Living Life in Ladyhood

Which came first: the cycle or the egg? I have to be honest. The times I most feel like writing about the menstrual cycle is when I’m about to get it. Hey, where are you going? Come on, come back! I need your help. Nothing “icky,” I PROMISE. So I’ve [...]

by × May 9, 2014 × 1 comment