The statement that primates and humans are the only mammals who menstruate is only partly true. Also bats and elephant shrews get their periods. (…)
‘My mother gave me the option of using tampons, but it was like trying to push a carrot in my nose.’ – Indian blogger Rimli Bhattacharya looks back on her first acquaintances with Agony Aunt Flo. (…)
Help to set the score on periods in the great outdoors. Take part in a special survey to find out whether menstruation is a barrier for participating in adventurous activities. (..)
On April 1 (also April Fools’ Day and Easter) we celebrate three years of Period! Magazine in an English edition. The perfect moment to put the spotlights on our long list of contributors. (…)
We have warned you. Do not wear white yoga pants when you are on your period! This cartoon on Memecenter explains why.
‘If there is a river, braver than this, coming and coming in a surge, of passion, of pain if there is.’ An ode to menstruation, by Lucille Clifton. To celebrate #WorldPoetryDay.
It’s known that tampons can sometimes feel uncomfortable. But also sanitary pads can cause pain. Why does this happen? And how to solve it? (…)
Following the worldwide release of the movie PadMan, Indian blogger Sonia Chatterjee shares her personal journey about menstruation and cramps. (…)
Let’s listen to our bodies as they will naturally regulate with the greater cycles of nature. Kate Bavister writes about a call for mitigating matters of menstruation and changing the language. (…)
Not all creations made by Dutch fashion artist Agnes van Dijk are very wearable. This AllDayPearlDress for example, which is made of pearls and –uhm- panty liners.
Do you have a question about menstruation? Email the editorial team! (…)
Giving chocolate for Valentine’s Day is such a cliché. Unless… you choose for chocolate with a secret weapon. Menstrual chocolate so to say. (…)
What if the birth control pill suppresses a whole lot more than just your periods? Taq Bhandal writes about how going off the pill saved her sex drive and explains the advantages of natural fertility awareness methods. (…)
Menstruation is something completely natural. Get over it. That, in a nutshell, is the philosophy of the feminist label Creepy Gals. (…)
After discovering his wife couldn’t afford to buy sanitary pads, Indian entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham developed low cost pads. Now his story is being made into a movie.
If you look at the hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle, it’s perfectly understandable that we feel slightly different from time to time. (…)
Should women be given time off because they’re suffering from period pain? The opinions of supporters and opponents in the discussion about menstrual leave. From Japan and Italy to India. (…)
Not having enough money to pay for tampons or pads and thus missing school or work. A situation that only happens in developing countries? Wrong. Period poverty also exists in Europe and the USA. (…)
Menstruating environmentally friendly is a big hype. Great green news. But it takes more than a cotton plant on the packaging to be eco-friendly. (…)
In traditional eastern medicine, menstruation isn’t only seen as a physical clean-up, but also as an emotional and spiritual one. It restores the balance between body and mind.