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Are menopause stereotypes still selling?

Are menopause stereotypes still selling?

The holiday season brings plenty of opportunities to celebrate as well as to reflect on our lives, our society, and the state of the world. So, here’s an opportunity to reflect on the state of the menstrual ecology, a look back at a post from three years ago, published on Aug. 6, 2012. This piece was about a book...

Say Yes to Rick Scott Sanitary Napkins

The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,The Colbert Report on Facebook,Video Archive For those who have yet to see, the College Republican National Committee has a new advertisement out that is intended to reach women, particularly younger women, to lure their vote for several GOP governors. The advertisement is the same for several governor...

Women Break The Taboo Around Menstruation By Sharing Hilarious Period Reminders

Without endorsing the sites, readers of re:Cycling might be interested/amused by this item from Lauren Braun at BioWink that was received recently by a member of the blog team: Women Break The Taboo Around Menstruation By Sharing Hilarious Period Reminders Menstrual cycles are still a taboo subject, and this discomfort with talking about them results in both misinformation and lack...

Putting the ‘Men’ in Menstruation

re-blogging re:Cycling In celebration of our fifth anniversary, we are republishing some of our favorite posts. This post by David Linton originally appeared October 8, 2009. A lot of ideas get hatched in a bar over drinks with friends. Most don’t make it past the sober morning after.  But a conversation in a Denver bistro in 2008 led to the...

Your Moment of (Menstrual) Zen

Every night Jon Stewart closes his DAILY SHOW with the sentence, “And now, your moment of Zen,” which is usually followed by a clip of some cable news program in which people say dopey or inane remarks. The purpose is to remind viewers of just how much stupidity is out there and the target is commonly self-inflated pundits on the...
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