FWOTM: Meika Hollender and Sustainable Condoms

From our own father and daughter duo at Maxim that brought you organic and natural tampons and pads, we couldn’t be more excited to introduce you to another dynamic family partnership that’s making sexual hygiene more sustainable and natural with Sustain condoms. The initial idea of sustainable condoms was thought up by Jeffrey Hollender about twenty […]

Celebrating Poetry and Female Poets

In 1996, the Academy of American Poets established April as National Poetry Month to “celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture.” Many people, established writers and novice poets, often do a “challenge” to write a poem a day for the entire month of April. Even though the month is well underway, jump in if you […]

ClimateMama: A Fierce Woman Attempting to Save the Earth

Maxim’s go-green philosophy and organic products make us advocates of health – not just of the environment, but ourselves too. And that’s why, this month, we’ve chosen to honor Harriet Shugarman aka ClimateMama. Harriet, a previous government and IMF policy analyst, has dedicated her life to educating people about the power we have to alter […]

Dr. Seuss & Earth Day: Ocean Life

    One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish. Angler fish, Cuttlefish, Narwhal, Jellyfish.   Dr. Seuss, a literary genius and retrospectively – an environmental activist, knew the potential scope of our destructiveness. About one half of the world’s endangered species are in the U.S. alone. April encompasses the great day, 4/22, a.k.a. Earth […]

The Buzz About Missing Bees

Honey bees and other pollinators are vanishing across the world at alarming rates. We can help save them by informing ourselves and others, stopping the use of pesticides, planting pollinator-friendly gardens and buying organic foods! “More than 20,000 species of bees including honeybees, bumblebees and solitary bees are responsible for doing the lion’s share of […]