MENSTRUATION MATTERS

Menstrual contagion, men and menstruation, and other menstrual explorations

Menstrual contagion, men and menstruation, and other menstrual explorations

Menstrual musings on period cravings, talking about periods, contagious periods,  communicating about periods, and what men know about periods will be presented in two concurrent sessions at the 21st Biennial Conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research at The Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights, June 4-6, 2015, Suffolk University, Boston.    Examining Menstruation Friday, June...
“Menstrual Hygiene” Explored: Capturing the the Wider Context

“Menstrual Hygiene” Explored: Capturing the the Wider Context

This summer, I bought a new camera. I needed it to snap pictures during a research trip to India where I explored diverse approaches to what’s called in the development sector, Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM). I chose a sleek, high tech device with a powerful, intuitive zoom. Photo by author In Bangalore, I captured the sweet intimacy of two schoolgirls...
Save the Date! The Next Great Menstrual Health Con

Save the Date! The Next Great Menstrual Health Con

...
It Is Gross, but Why Is It Gross? Adventures in Grossland

It Is Gross, but Why Is It Gross? Adventures in Grossland

For me, that’s always the question. Gross is a decision. It is a judgment based on a set of values derived from a particular perspective. And because of this slipperiness, some things are more widely deemed GROSS that some other things. Readers of this blog are well aware that bleeding lady parts often end up in Grossland. And they end...
Page 1 of 1012345...10...Last »
Simple Follow Buttons