Menstruation at the Movies

With the release of Akshay Kumar’s Padman, we definitively entered a new age, one in which menstruation isn’t simply to be whispered about. However, believe it or not, periods made their cinematic debut years ago. They’ve even featured in classic hits like “Carrie” and “Clueless.” A simple Google search will show you all the movies […]

The Power of Period Art

In the September of 2015, Portland artist Sarah Levy released a revolutionary piece of art that caused global uproar: a period blood painting of Donald Trump mid-sentence. Comically titled “Whatever,” the piece was created in response to Trump’s comments about journalist Megyn Kelly. (“You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood […]

Period Myths Still Alive in the Modern World

So many of the menstruating population of the world are plagued with and subjected to period myths. These are more often (than not) scientifically inaccurate, illogical and unnecessary, yet so many of them are prevalent even today. Man has travelled to the moon, developed vaccines, split the atom, but a menstruator shouldn’t wash their hair. […]

What is Free Bleeding?

Maybe you’ve never heard of the term free bleeding or perhaps all you know about it is how Kiran Gandhi ran the 2015 London Marathon while free bleeding.   For those unaccustomed, free bleeding is the act of forgoing sanitary products while menstruating. That means instead of using a pad, tampon, or menstrual cup to […]

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