MENSTRUATION MATTERS

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...

Two or three things I know for sure (about menstruation)

On June 7, we posted a video of slam poet Dominique Christina performing a poem combating men’s shaming of women and their menstrual cycles. In the “Period Poem,” which she dedicated to her daughter, Christina encourages women who are confronted by men’s negativity toward menstruation to bleed, and bleed, and bleed on everything he loves. It is a fierce,...
Have You Had HPV? Tweet It Today!

Have You Had HPV? Tweet It Today!

The Village Voice has declared today, Friday, September 16, ‘Tweet That You Have Had HPV Day’. U.S. readers probably know that on Monday, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann upbraided Texas governor Rick Perry for requiring girls in his state to have the vaccine during a Tea Party sponsored debate among Republican candidates for the presidential nomination, and then claimed the HPV vaccine...
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