why can’t pop culture portray the period?
It's a vitally important narrative to normalise.
period poverty hurts women for the rest of their lives
“We have heard stories of women using the insoles of their shoes to prevent bleeding, twigs with cloth wrapped around them - and the use of tissue is a favourite with school girls.”
what it means to have your period during ramadan
And why we need to end the stigma, shame and silence surrounding it.
10 bloody important onscreen moments about menstruation
The TV and movie scenes giving a whole new meaning to the term ‘period drama’.
take a trip to inner space with period
From communes to clouds to crotches, this zine will space you out.
how this tss survivor and amputee model is redefining beauty
In 2012, Californian model Lauren Wasser lost half of her right leg after contracting Toxic Shock Syndrome. Today, she’s using her experience to inspire other women and take on the tampon industry.
why did instagram delete this image of a woman on her period?
We talk to artist Rupi Kaur about demystifying the menstrual cycle.
sharon rooney, real talk
"We are all humans, no matter who you are, I’m sure even Barack Obama has days when he doesn’t want to get out of bed, because he’s not a robot. We are human, we all feel the same pains as everyone else." The My Mad Fat Diary star tells it like it is.