This Guy Is Literally Trying to Become a Maxi Pad

A man from Panama City, FL has been documenting his journey in achieving his dream of becoming a sanitary napkin. The first step was to legally change his first name to "Pad." Next up is his search for a menstruating woman who will allow him to serve as an overnight pad, "preferably Kotex because of their association… » 4/09/13 7:15pm 4/09/13 7:15pm

Maxipad Company Replies to Man's Facebook Rant With Awe-Inspiring…

Last week, a guy named Richard Neill posted a long, funny comment on UK maxipad maker Bodyform's Facebook page about how the company had lied to him through their advertising campaigns over the years, leading him to believe that periods involved a lot of blue liquid, extreme sports, and fun music. It received nearly… » 10/16/12 4:15pm 10/16/12 4:15pm

The Importance Of Being Able To Change Your Period Products In "Public"

Sharing experiences of certain bodily functions are milestones in intimacy with significant others, like pooping while they're in the house » 8/28/08 6:00pm 8/28/08 6:00pm, vomiting on them when you're sick, or farting in from of them. Once you can do that shit (literally), you know that you're comfortable in your relationship. But there's one…

The Wonderful World Of... Making A Maxipad


Some of us here at Jezebel are nerds. This means that, in addition to television shows like The Oprah Winfrey Show, Emergency Vets and Ugly Betty, we like to watch documentaries about World War II, disgusting but informative medical programs and anything on the Discovery Channel. In fact, our new favorite series is… » 6/04/07 1:50pm 6/04/07 1:50pm