MENSTRUATION MATTERS

The Netflix of Menstruation

It was probably inevitable that the success of Amazon, I-Tunes, Domino’s Pizza, and a plethora of home delivery and on-demand food services would spawn a menstrual product service industry. And here it is, the NetFlix of menstruation: Le Parcel. Le Parcel acts as a clearing house for the home delivery of three major brands of pads, panty liners, and...

Period +

In keeping with the theme of Chris’ Monday post about antidotes to feminist fatigue, I offer vlogger (that’s short for video blogger to those of you who live most of your lives off-line) Laci Green’s newest video, which is about being Period Positive. Ms. Green also recently posted a take-down of so-called “empowering” femcare ads at her Tumblr...

An Antidote for Feminist Fatigue?

I am demoralized. The gang rapes in Delhi India and Steubenville Ohio and EVERYHERE, ALL THE TIME, have me feeling hopeless and fatigued. Soon, I will face 30 undergraduates in my introductory Women’s Studies class, and I will, again, attempt to contextualize rape and link it to the pernicious and enduring realities of hegemonic masculinities, misogyny, and social constructions bodies...
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