During World War 1, army nurses in a French hospital realised that bandages made of wood pulp could also be used as sanitary towels.
Crankyfest is a festival for short films. Comedy, musical, Sci-Fi, documentary, horror, animation: anything goes. As long as it’s about menstruation.
A woman removes her tampon. It’s not an unusual scene. However, the photolithography Red Flag, made back in 1971 by the feministic artist Judy Chicago, is still considered pretty controversial. (…)
The average menstruation lasts for 5 days. However, there are also women who only have their period for 2-3 days a month. And if you’re unlucky, the bleeding can continue for 7 days or even longer.
Help Luna rid the world of menstruation haters. Eliminate her opponents by launching…tampons. The Tampon Run game is now also available in the iTunes Store. (…)
Whether he’d wear this ‘I’d love to be your tampon’ sweatshirt? We’re not entirely sure… (…)
Fear of leaking? Nonsense! Turn those period stains into fashion statements. Leak Chic is part of the Period Positive-project by Chella Quint.
‘Women are defective by nature.’ Those are the words of the Greek philosopher Aristotle. He considered females as inferior because they menstruate instead of producing semen.
According to Hippocrates, the father of western medicine, menstruation was the salvation of most women. (…)
The word menstruation derives from the word mensis, Latin for month. A lunar month is meant here, not a calendar one.