MENSTRUATION MATTERS

Explore Menstruation Matters archive

Explore Menstruation Matters archive

ANNOUNCEMENT:  Menstruation Matters, the blog of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research, is taking a break from regular posting. However, the archive remains available to researchers, educators, advocates, and anyone else interested in the menstrual cycle. Menstruation Matters is a treasure trove of information waiting to be mined. You can search by category, tag, author, or month, or...
Menstrual Health Hub connects community

Menstrual Health Hub connects community

Influencing, connecting & uniting the menstrual health community Guest Post by Danielle Keiser and Milena Bacalja Perianes:  The menstrual health community is growing exponentially. A multitude of organizations, researchers, companies, and advocates taking up the mantle to understand and normalize the menstrual cycle. Some, like the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research, have been doing this work for decades. Others...
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney receives Making Menstruation Award

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney receives Making Menstruation Award

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney receives Making Menstruation Matter Award from SMCR president Chris Bobel. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney is the third recipient of the Making Menstruation Matter Award in recognition for her tireless advocacy of federal legislation on behalf of women’s reproductive health, especially her sponsorship of the Robin Danielson Feminine Hygiene Product Safety Act (H.R. 2379). The...
SMCR marks 40th anniversary in Atlanta

SMCR marks 40th anniversary in Atlanta

Convening at Kennesaw State University outside of Atlanta, Georgia, the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research celebrated its 40th Anniversary June 22-24, 2017. The traditional symbol for a 40th tribute is the ruby gemstone, an apt image for an organization dedicated to research, education, and activism on behalf of the menstrual cycle. And quite a celebration it was, with representatives from...
DC Rally May 23 for Safe Feminine Care Products

DC Rally May 23 for Safe Feminine Care Products

Guest Post by Sarada Tangirala When Ignorance Isn’t Bliss: Rally in Washington for Safe Feminine Care Products Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) is hosting a rally at the nation’s capital to raise awareness of the need for safe feminine care products. Representative Grace Meng has introduced the Menstrual Product Right to Know Act of 2017 (H.R. 2416) requiring...
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