The release of Pixar’s Turning Red has stirred up a conversation about whether or not it is appropriate to have puberty be a subject in a children’s film. Are movies like this a step in the right direction to normalizing periods for young girls or is it too advanced for Disney’s audience?Read More Turning Red: The Importance of Normalizing Periods for Young Girls￼
Why does gender bias still occur in 2022 and how can we overcome it? More specifically, how does gender bias cause harm within the HealthCare system? These are questions we have to ask ourselves, to think about ways we could reduce this problem in HealthCare. In this blog post, I will be discussing three ways […]Read More 3 ways to reduce gender bias in healthcare
Dealing with a monthly period is not pleasant, especially with the stigma that comes along with it. Imagine if men were to have periods and how different menstruation would be treated?Read More If Men Had Periods
In this blogpost naturegorl311 discusses her favorite foods and beverages to help alleviate symptoms that come along with your period each month.Read More Mother Nature’s Cures for Period Pain
The world has had its’ stupendous amounts of ignorant people that lived since the dawn of men (more like WOMEN). The twenty-first century is no exception to this. When the government is predominantly men, it’s idiotic that they make laws and policies for women’s health care and feminine care when they don’t experience any of […]Read More PMS Jokes Aren’t Funny. Period.
Ever since I got my first period in middle school, I can remember taking countless trips to the bathroom with a pad or tampon shoved in my pocket or up my sleeve feeling an overwhelming sense of shame. Shame. Why was I so ashamed of something that I had no control over? Why did I […]Read More We Need to End the Menstruation Stigma- PERIOD.
We have all experienced it before. Whether it is a comment made by a male co-worker, a boyfriend, a peer, a friend, a family member… the slight change in a mood, irritability, or any sign of emotion apparently only means one thing to men: you are on your period. Now just for fun, let’s say […]Read More My Period Is Not a Period of Discussion
A lot is happening in the news – both nationally and globally. Here are a few key stories this week… Green Book wins “Top Feature Film” The 2018 comedy-drama won a “Top Feature Film” award! Green Book is based on the true 1960s story of a blue-collared Italian-American bouncer and an African American classical […]Read More Your News for THIS WEEK!
If you are a uterus owner, chances are you have experienced the discomfort and inconvenience of a menstrual period. We all know about the pink tax, the fact that women’s and female products are typically priced higher. On top of that, period products such as tampons, pads, and menstrual cups are considered “luxury items” and […]Read More Periods in Prison
In the spirit of #InternationalDayofTheGirl, great strides are being made in the “mother nature” department. Aunt Flo, your monthly gift, your cycle, your period, or whatever else you may call it to appease the squeamish men (or women) in your life, your menstrual cycle is NO secret in women federal prisons. Older white men on […]Read More New Memo Requires Federal Prisons to Provide Women with Multiple Feminine Hygiene Products- Free of Charge