menstruation

Environmental Expenses: The Multifaceted Costs of Period Products

Many people with periods are forced to pay sales tax on already expensive, disposable products for their periods. August and Rael are just some companies that are making period products accessible.

Blood Sport: The Most Feminist Part of “IT Chapter Two” Is a Staple in Horror

There’s one genre that has never shied away from depicting menstruation: horror. Read more »

Popaganda: Women and Pain

This episode investigates patterns of both healthcare professionals and society at large dismissing, demeaning, and disbelieving women’s pain.  Read more »

Loud, Proud, and Bleeding: “Periods Gone Public” Fights For Menstrual Equity

Menstrual products are seen as a luxury rather than a necessity. Read more »

Abuelita Knows Best: La Loba Loca offers an alternative to Westernized reproductive-health knowledge

La Loba Loca is dedicated to preserving and sharing “abuelita knowledge” as a political and social practice. Read more »

Okay, Flow: Evolving the Identity of the Menstrual-Product Market

The way in which we talk about periods and menstruation is deeply rooted in a history where gender is understood as fixed and unyielding. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: The XO Flo

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week: a review of the XO Flo menstrual cup. Read more »

Let It Flow! NYC Funds Free Pads And Tampons for All Schools, Jails, and Shelters

Access to menstrual products is a basic human need. NYC is making it a reality.   Read more »

Designing a Tampon That Can Test for Cervical Cancer

The “smart tampon” would test your blood flow for signs of cancer and other conditions. Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: Period Sex

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly NSFW comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. This week: The ins and outs of sex on your period!  Read more »

Will Ads Saying "Period" Be Deemed Inappropriate for Public Transit?

New York's public transit agency is squeamish about ads that mention menstruation.  Read more »

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