‘A hush-hush tone of voice and use of euphemisms: period taboos in India are a lot like those in the U.K.’ – A guest blog by Hannah Whelan. (…)
‘Taking care of your flow, takes care of her flow thanks to a brave new business.’ A story by Kirstie McCrum about period poverty and the woman who’s trying to end it.
‘Some people refer to their periods as the curse, but not me! Not anymore. I love getting my period.’ A Guest blog by Canadian author Sarah Sahagian.
‘I’ve wanted to write about periods for the long time. However, I was hesitant to voice my opinion as we’ve all been socially conditioned to not talk about messy topics…’ – A guest blog by Molly Aldrich-Wincer. (…)
American popgroup Tacocat makes powerpuff which enlightens your day. The perfect cure when pms-ing.
‘In Dutch we have a saying ‘that’s another cookie’ or ‘dat is andere koek.’ Maybe you’re familiar with it, thanks to Louis van Gaal. It means ‘that’s another story.’ Well here’s my ‘another story…’ – A guest blog by the British tutor and mother Amy Verkerk. (…)
Describing a really, really heavy period: music video Heavy Flow, performed by Toast.
‘I just don’t trust anything that bleeds for five days and doesn’t die.’ A classic one-liner which sounds best when said by South Park’s Mr. Garrison. (…)
‘Let’s talk about the societal and environmental impact of periods.’ A guest blog by Hannah Theisen about period care with a cause.
‘I alternately dreaded and looked forward to the day when I could share the ancient mysteries of womanhood with my daughter. But …’ – A guest blog by the American journalist and writer Mary Novaria. (…)
‘I can write about what has been part of my life and it is ok! People are reading these stories and they are cheering not recoiling or shushing! So here it is…’ A guest blog by the British holistic practitioner Melonie Syrett. (…)
‘About 10 percent of girls will get their first period and not have any clue about what is happening or what they should do’, says April Kurtyka. ‘That’s why I decided to write Aunt Flo.’ (…)
(Menstrual) Blood and Tears: ‘How I Survived a Very Public Menstrual Leak While Vacationing in Berlin.’ – A guest blog by Canadian writer Sarah Sahagian.
‘I bet she has her period in cubes.’ One of the absolutely brilliant one-liners from Absolutely Fabulous.
‘I love surprises, but just not surprise blood stains just when I’m wearing my nice new white undies.’ Period!- editor Yayeri van Baarsen writes a letter to her menstruation.
‘Our first period is a precious time and a celebration of the transition from being a girl to becoming a woman. But how come so very few of us truly celebrate our menarche?’ A guest blog by the Australian counsellor Robyn Jones. (…)
‘For most of my life, I’ve lived without any connection to my cycle, my body, my uterus, my ovaries, my breasts, my menstruation, my ovulation – in other words, to the fact that I am a woman.’ A story from the heart, by Mariette Reineke. (…)
Lately there has been a lot of attention for the subject of menstruation + taboo. Period! brings you the best awareness actions. This week: sport.
‘My lower back is achin. And my clothes don’t fit. Now ain’t that a bitch? Sing along say, PMS!’ – Popidol Mary J. Blige sings the blues away.
‘But you know we can’t help it. We don’t even know the cause. But as soon as this part’s over, then comes the menopause.’