Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this comic implied that menstrual cups do not pose a risk of toxic shock syndrome (TSS). Research has shown that some women have experienced TSS from menstrual cups.

For more than 15 years, I used tampons and pads. Every time I had my period, I was totally disconnected from my menstrual flow. After much hesitation, I decided to try the menstrual cup, and everything changed forever.

Do you remember LiveJournal? It was an essential part of my teenage identity.

Back in 2005, I’d spend hours reading what others had written

I have always struggled with dark circles under my eyes. Here’s what I didn’t realize.

I learned a lot when I looked into the ideas behind certain beauty products