Anyone out there making period related art or magic?
The incredibly true adventure of one woman just trying to find a fcking menstrual cup that would work with her vagina. (Spoiler: she found one!)
“It seemed at the time to be exactly what life was about, and only just barely staying alive, curling up in corners of lonely, unclean rooms in shaking fits of sadness too raw to keep inside my head, screaming into my bent knees.”
Many of us menstruate, but what do we even know about the things we use to manage our periods? What did people used to do? Let’s test our knowledge about the things we bleed into (and why) — and maybe learn some things along the way!
Here’s how to live your patriarchy-smashing lesbian period sex vampire dreams.
The following are stories from LGBTQ people living with PMDD — how it manifests for us, what helps and what doesn’t help, and any challenges or opportunities we have found in seeking help.
You shed your uterine lining every few weeks! Or maybe you suppress that shedding and call it day! Either way, we want to talk about how that’s going.
“We really wanted to make talking about periods an enjoyable experience. Fun characters in realistic situations with cute illustrations seems like the perfect way to show some likable role models talking about their bodily functions in a positive way.”
How the Sustainable Cycles bike collective is making menstruation products accessible and fighting stigma.
“I’m psyched that I invented a thing, and I don’t wish to make money from it. I just want to try to retain a little influence over it with the support of fellow taboo-busters so we can make some changes around here.”
Ah, that beautiful transition in your monthly cycle where increasingly the things you cry at shift from understandable to irrational.
Lunapads has donated a Campership for A-Camp 2016 happening May 29th to June 3rd! If you didn’t think you were going to Camp this year, you could be wrong.
People who want to have period sex have more and varied sex more often and report higher sexual satisfaction than anyone else, a survey finds.
Texts from Titanosaur, mushroom death suits, fashionable femmes of color, spruce up your Resting Bitch Face, I’m shipping these Barbies, Ellen Page, ya cramps, trans athletes in the Olympics and so very much more!
Dating is a bloodsport unto itself, but for me it’s gotten too real — two too many times. Here’s some advice from my bleeding heart to yours on how to deal if you ever find yourself in a sexy bloody situation.
Apps to predict when Flo visits, the painters paint the house red, when it suddenly turns to chocolate season, etc. LET’S TALK ABOUT PERIODS, Y’ALL!
Why everyone should read Harry Potter, the science of beer, race and the wealth gap, Serena Williams, Mississippi, a cute snail picture, the Tindr lawsuit, and radical, represented, revolutionary and rebooted women in film.
Sometimes Shutterstock is a helpful provider of generalized stock imagery, but mostly it’s an endless fount of smiling white women, confusion and horror.
Yes, Virginia, there are choices beyond Diva Cups, maxipads and tampons.
Laura Jane Grace’s 10-part AOL series, queer Asian mothers can be part of a study, Fingersmith is being adapted, school stuff, how to be alone, why to talk to strangers, Laverne Cox on your TV, “lesbian-like” German suffragists, asshole almonds, queers on parade, sexual harassment, and like six other things.