Now that Thinx and New York City’s MTA have settled their dispute over subway ads, the period-proof underwear brand is facing another marketing battle. Vistar Media, the company in charge of the advertisements on taxi video screens, won’t approve Thinx’s submission for a short commercial.
Great news, for anyone whose period has ruined a perfectly good pair of panties or fifteen: a company called Thinx has answered Mother Nature’s call with a line of undergarments designed to block every menstrual drop and stain from ruining your clothes, your sheets, and your sanity.
Like your favorite college sweatshirt, undies are best when they're broken-in. And I’m talking years or wear and tear for maximum comfort and which includes, for us ladies, stains.
Some dude has created a Kickstarter for Period Panties, which are special underpants with lurid cartoons on them that you can wear when you're on your period. Period Panties are meant to helpfully eliminate the difficulty of explaining to your significant other that you are menstruating (because saying "I am on my…
After discovering that my favorite tampons, O.B. Ultra, had been discontinued (yes, they're still making regular and super plus), I was inundated with suggestions that I try the Diva Cup. So I did.
Having successfully convinced women of the filthiness (and, by extension, irrelevance) of their natural odors, curves, and body hair, it's not surprising that the patriarchy is going onward (and upward) with its assault on the female body. In the sights (and freshly arrived in our RSS feed): Women who menstruate! (…