Is menstrual blood the same as normal blood? Is it always red? Is it dirty? What about the texture and thickness? Does it smell? Period! takes a closer look. (…)
Yeah, sure. Try a menstrual cup. Brilliant advice. Only, how? Remember your very first tampon. That wasn’t a piece of cake either. Period! comes to the rescue. Here is everything you need to know. (…)
Of course your period starts the exact moment you step off the plane at your tropical beach holiday destination. Bad timing, but you can definitely swim. Here’s what to do. (…)
‘Do you consider what you see pretty or ugly?’ Visual artist Jen Lewis invites people to look at menstruation in a different way. (…)
Spiders, snakes, heights, and small spaces. These are four of the most common phobias. But you can also have menophobia, and be excessively afraid of your period. (..)
Menstrual blood has the power to destroy enemies, and the touch of a menstruating woman causes a mirror to lose its brightness… There are some very strange prejudices, myths and taboos about periods. (…)
Menstrual blood. Most women either throw it away, when using a tampon or pad, or flush it through the toilet, in case of a cup. But why not reuse it? (…)
Giving chocolate for Valentine’s Day is such a cliché. Unless… you choose for chocolate with a secret weapon. Menstrual chocolate so to say. (…)
Fragment from Family Guy: ‘Help! Tampon manufacturers don’t use blue liquid any more in their commercials!’ But wait… (…)
‘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.
Shame? Pornographic actress, self-proclaimed feminist and artist May Ling Su does not know what it means.
It’s a picture of a woman on her period. A very normal situation. But it seems like menstruation is still taboo, at least on social media.
‘The wine is sour, flowers wilt, seeds dry out, bee colonies die, even the mirror becomes dull and loses its gloss ivory’ – Pliny the Elder.
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. (…)