MENSTRUATION MATTERS

2009-2017

SMCR Member Profile: Setting the record straight about endometriosis

SMCR Member Profile: Setting the record straight about endometriosis

Heather Guidone, Program Director, Center for Endometriosis Care  When and why did you join the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research? I was invited as a guest speaker to the 2013 SMCR conference and was immediately impressed by the depth of camaraderie and spirit with which I was welcomed—it felt like “coming home.” I’ve been an active member ever since. The... read more
The menstrual “talk” revolution is in full swing

The menstrual “talk” revolution is in full swing

This fall, the plethora of menstrual-related news articles and social media trends is proving that we are well into what some may call a menstrual talk revolution. Menstrual discourse is no longer taking place in hushed tones behind closed doors. People are talking about menstruation in public spaces, on social media platforms and within classrooms and policy reform circles. Whether... read more
New poetry about the female body from Sharon Olds

New poetry about the female body from Sharon Olds

Surely our most probing and productive poet, especially when it comes to the period and what was once coyly called “the pudenda,” is Sharon Olds. Her latest paeans to the parts of women occur in her 2016 collection simply titled, Odes. The book was recently reviewed in the New York Times with Olds referred to in the headline as... read more
SMCR Member Profile: Researching menstruation and menopause in the workplace

SMCR Member Profile: Researching menstruation and menopause in the workplace

Lara Owen, HDR Candidate, Department of Management, Monash Business School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia Lara Owen has a background in Chinese medicine specializing in the treatment of women. Currently, she is researching menstruation in organizations and society as an HDR (Higher Degree by Research) candidate. When and why did you join the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research? I joined SMCR... read more
SMCR Member Profile: Studying reproductive transitions within sociocultural contexts

SMCR Member Profile: Studying reproductive transitions within sociocultural contexts

Heather Dillaway, PhD, Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Wayne State University When and why did you join the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research? I joined in spring 2004 and attended my first SMCR conference in 2005 in Boulder, CO. As a fairly new Assistant Professor I had submitted an article-length manuscript from... read more
The vagina as muse to technological innovation: SMCR Weekend Links 

The vagina as muse to technological innovation: SMCR Weekend Links 

Menstrual and vaginal health has been no stranger to innovation, especially when it comes to technology. For years, technology has played a major role in the health, wellness and pleasure of female reproductive anatomy. Many of these innovations have made the lives women (and men) better. The Memo highlights some of the greatest technological advances thus far. From sex toys... read more
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