Most animals have a better sense of smell than humans. Sharks do as well. Swimming in the sea when you’re on your period: a good idea or Jaws 5 waiting to happen? (…)
Having sex on your period? Yes, that’s entirely possible and no problem at all. But there are some things you should keep in mind. So if you’re planning on sailing the Red Sea together, read these tips first. (…)
Places where you don’t necessarily expect the topic of menstruation: on a podium during a dance performance. We’ve put two of them in the spotlight: RED from Liz Lea and Pink Portal from Cecilia Moisio. (…)
Tracking your menstrual cycle is a wise thing to do for more than one reason. An app seems a logical choice. But more and more criticasters are warning to be careful with that. Even the White House did so. What’s app? (…)
Delayed periods. Spotting. Heavier bleeding. And all of that just after you were vaccinated against corona… Coincidence or not? The European Medicines Agency (EMA) committee recommends adding heavy menstrual bleeding to the list of side effects of several vaccines. (…)
Girls and women menstruate. Some animals do too. But a goddess who’s on her period? In India, this happens every year. Find out more about Ambubachi Mela and other festivals that celebrate menstruation. (…)
NASA’s latest class of astronauts is 50 percent female. Just like other women, female astronauts menstruate. What exactly happens when you have your period in space? How do you deal with menstruation on a mission to Mars. (…)
Super, mini or maxi? With or without applicator? The white sticks come in various shapes and sizes. What to keep in mind when choosing a tampon? (…)
Sauna, sports, sex: three activities that don’t always go well with menstruation. Will a soft tampon or sponge tampon be the solution? (..)
Good intentions or not: sports and menstruation aren’t necessarily the best friends. Or are they? Let’s put some insights together. (…)
On 19 November it’s World Toilet Day. Because proper sanitation is vital for menstruating girls and women. (…)
Do you have a question about menstruation? Email the editorial team! (…)
Menstruation is still very much considered a shared experience amongst women. What does this mean for transgender individuals and how do they identify with this ‘female’ act? (…)
The name is a catchy one. Menstrupedia aims to shatter the myths and misunderstandings surrounding menstruation by delivering informative and entertaining content. ([…)
Haha, April Fool’s day. Period! has a look at menstruation-themed hoaxes.
‘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.
A taboo on menstruation? Not with the Yurok, Washoe or Rungus tribes. They consider the period a spiritual thing.(…)
‘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. (…)
Find out how artists are influenced by their menstrual cycle and what time of the month is best to create a masterpiece. (…)
Lately there has been a lot of attention for the subject of menstruation + taboo. Period! brings you the best awareness actions. This week: a top five of social media actions.