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What Your Menstrual Products Say About You

Your period is a time for many things: comfort eating, getting into arguments for reasons you can't reconstruct…but it’s also a time to express Read...
Lindsay King-Miller of Role Reboot    |   10.31.18   |   SHARE
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Menstruation and Misogyny: Period shaming strikes to the core of our worth.

Menstruation And Misogyny: Why Talking Openly About Our Periods Matters

Menstruation and Misogyny: I will continue to march to the bathroom, tampon in plain view, as if a conductor leading with her baton. Our periods Read...
Jessica Schreindl of Role Reboot    |   11.1.17   |   SHARE
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Periods shouldn’t make you unhappy. Periods shouldn’t be painful. Having a vagina shouldn’t be painful.

To My 13-Year-Old Self: I'm Sorry No One Taught You About Your Period

One day, when you’re twice your age, you’ll write a letter to yourself with all the things no one taught you about your period Read...
Suzannah Weiss    |   10.3.17   |   SHARE
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There are no apologizes with period sex.

An Ode To Period Sex From A Flow Lover 

The churning, and out-of-bounds, topic of period sex is still surprisingly fraught. Read...
S. Nicole Lane    |   08.24.17   |   SHARE
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Are We Still Ashamed Of Our Periods?

There are still parts of the world where women/vagina owners aren’t allowed inside their own home or community when they’re menstruating. They’re Read...
Gigi Engle    |   08.7.17   |   SHARE
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It’d be dishonest of me to say PMDD doesn’t, in some small way, rule my life.

PMDD Is A Real & Debilitating Mood Disorder — We Need To Start Treating It That Way

Hormones cause me to amble through an unrelenting fog, a fog that takes over my life for two weeks out of each calendar month. Read...
Nneka Okona    |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
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I am no longer that little girl who counts the days until she leaves me.

Meeting My Friend At 10, Saying Goodbye At 50

“My friend” was ever faithful despite my hostility towards her presence. Every 28 days, like clockwork, she would arrive. Read...
Gloria DiFulvio    |   03.13.17   |   SHARE
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