MENSTRUATION MATTERS

Cycling towards menstrual liberation

Guest Post by Rosie Sheb’a From March to June, 2015, seven women from Sustainable Cycles rode across America to give workshops on reusable menstrual products, break menstrual taboos and stigmas, and present what they learned on the journey at the 21st Biennial Conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research, held June 4-6, 2015, in Boston. They carried their...

Shameless. Or, How To Make An Ethical Femcare Ad.

Guest Post by Chella Quint, Adventures in Menstruating I saw a femcare ad that I actually liked. I know, right? I don’t even know who I am anymore. I’m kidding. I’m exactly the same person. It’s the ad that’s different. Now. I don’t promote individual femcare companies. I do ad analysis. As long as femcare adverts remain the loudest voice...
How to menstruate while camping?

How to menstruate while camping?

A friend of mine is going camping soon, and getting her period then is the last thing she wants to think about! Photo by Beth and Christian Bell // CC 2.0 Camping and menstruation…That reminded me about the bears-being-attracted-to-menstrual-blood question, and, in case she didn’t know,** I let her know that there is no evidence that bears are more attracted...
Menstrual Sex: The Last Taboo in Advertising?

Menstrual Sex: The Last Taboo in Advertising?

Click to view full-size image in another window. For nearly a century, ads and other promotional materials for menstrual products have been based on claims that the pad, tampon or, more recently, cup or pill, would make it possible for women to participate in activities that their periods would otherwise have interfered with.  Furthermore, one would be able to do...
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