MENSTRUATION MATTERS

Respect for Menstruation is a Human Right

#SMCR2015 Plenary Session Video Presentation Keynote by Loretta J. Ross, Reproductive Justice Pioneer Presented at the 21st Biennial Conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research at The Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights, held June 4-6, 2015, at Suffolk University in Boston, MA. “I tend to think of reproductive justice as a promiscuous concept that will have sex...
“Widening the Cycle” Featured Artist Trio: Falzone, Marie & Rehavia

“Widening the Cycle” Featured Artist Trio: Falzone, Marie & Rehavia

“Threaded Together” by Johanna Falzone Johanna Falzone Threaded Together is a Site-Specific Installation work previously on view at a Howard Johnson Motel. This work symbolizes how all women have a common thread, being through menstruation. Each pad and tampon is stitched differently to show how each woman may feel about this cycle. Images range from loving, reproductive, to squiggle blobs...
How Menstrual Rights and Rites of Passage Support Menstrual Health and Reproductive Justice

How Menstrual Rights and Rites of Passage Support Menstrual Health and Reproductive Justice

Experience community vision sharing and explore the potential of ritual and ceremony in two workshops 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 Bodystorm: A Menstrual Rights Embodied Visioning Council, June 5th Roxanne Partridge, MA, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, PhD candidate-Pacifica...
Full-Spectrum Doula Support and Reproductive Justice

Full-Spectrum Doula Support and Reproductive Justice

 Emma O’Brien and Sarah Whedon will present the workshop Full-Spectrum Doula Support 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 Learn more about the Boston Doula Project. The cohort of abortion doulas who participated in the Boston Doula Project’s January...
This Time With Feeling! Making the Menstrual-Reproductive Justice Connection

This Time With Feeling! Making the Menstrual-Reproductive Justice Connection

Rejection stings. A couple weeks ago, I received  the following ‘thanks, but no’ to a  proposal I sent to a reproductive justice conference, Dear Chris Bobel, Thank you for submitting your proposal, “How Menstruation Matters to the Reproductive Justice Movement”…..Our staff has spent the last few months evaluating proposals and building an initial workshop list. We were inspired by...
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