Have you heard of a zero-waste period? The average woman will menstruate for 40 years, bleeding for around five days each month. This has an average total of 2,400 days, about six and a half years. Women’s menstrual blood ends with tampons or disposable napkins. After their brief purpose, these products will all end up […]
Artist Ella Daish and designer Netha Goldberg are breaking taboos surrounding reproductive health by creating works that celebrate menstruation.
In some countries, menstruation is considered a culturally sensitive topic. Women don’t have the freedom to talk about personal hygiene in public and some of them (particularly Japanese women) are barred from any place of worship during their monthly periods. But recently, a lot of women have spoken out about period shaming around the world. […]
Reykjavik has its penis museum and from this weekend London will have a vagina museum — a place to tackle taboos and learn a little bit more about women’s bodies. In the heart of Camden, a tourist center and hub of alternative culture in the north of the British capital, the sign for the “Vagina […]
A chapter of The Satanic Temple launched a charity drive in Texas to provide people with free menstrual hygiene products.
This California woman covered her face in menstrual blood to revoke the stigma surrounding it.
Media often shies away from the sensitive (and somewhat gruesome) discussion about female menstruation. From television shows to our very own social media news feeds, these platforms typically avoid the discussion of a woman’s period and downplay it to something that’s carefree and simple—case in point, almost every sanitary pad commercial in our country. But […]
Women get that annoying visitor every month that make them hate everything and truly define how hard it is to be a woman. What’s even worse is that, for some, this visitor sometimes comes by surprise. A Korean woman shared on Facebook her unfortunate experience that turned into a K-Drama-like scene when an “oppa” saved […]