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￼
Have you ever been on your period and thought about what a luxury it is to have it? No? Me neither. So why is it that the products used to help us get through the monthly not-so-luxurious week are considered “luxury products”? It also goes far beyond just period products- body wash, razors, clothing. All […]Read More It’s Time to Pass By the Pink Tax
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 post, we discuss period poverty and how it negatively affects people who may not have access to sanitary practices and products during their period.Read More Let’s Talk Period Poverty
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
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.
“Shh, did you hear that?” “Can you believe it?” “She bled through her pants!” “I would die.” “I would change my name and move away.” “How embarrassing.” Photo by Angelo Bosco on Flickr, CC In light of Jenny Hval’s recent album “Blood Bitch”, I think it’s time to talk about periods. Media and society have […]Read More Red Alert: You’re OVARYacting
Ladies, we know about the friend that arrives every 28 days. This little friend that seems to defy the human body by bleeding for a week and we stay alive. We hate this friend, but we have to welcome it, I mean it’s biology. This friend is our period. Recently, there seems to have been […]Read More Empowering. The. Period.
When I was 11, I got my first period; I was in 6th grade and had no idea what to do. I remember sitting in a bathroom stall, frozen and embarrassed. After I mustered enough courage to leave the safety of the stall I had been sitting in for the better part of an hour, […]Read More Why aren’t tampons free?
So, I’m a woman. And, about once a month, I get my period! Woo hoo!! Yeah, periods! I found this educational video on the YouTube channel StuffMomNeverToldYou, and it proves 9 myths about periods wrong. If you’re as interested as I am, take a look! Also I’m probably going to start my period this week, so this […]Read More Quick Hit: Time of the Month? 9 Menstruation Myths Debunked!