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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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Despite how trendy you become or how much other women praise you, menstrual cups just aren’t for everybody.

Dear Menstrual Cup: Sorry, But We're Breaking Up For Good

Dear Menstrual Cup, we are over. Done. Finished. Finito. And not just because my period is ending. This time I mean it for good. Read...
Nicole Paulus    |   05.10.18   |   SHARE
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My hope is that by the time she actually starts her period, she’ll be very comfortable expressing her needs.

Normalizing Menstruation: Why I Talk About My Period To My 2-Year-Old Daughter

I just tell my daughter the truth about my period: I have PMS, my back is killing me, and we’re going to eat a lot of chocolate. Read...
Lindsay King-Miller of Role Reboot    |   04.26.18   |   SHARE
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Can plus-size people use menstrual cups? Be prepared for a learning curve...

Can Plus-Size People Use Menstrual Cups?

Many assume that the menstrual cup doesn't work for fat people. So we're tackling the question, "Can plus-size people use menstrual cups?" Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   01.9.18   |   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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“I will try to maintain some sort of normalcy today, regardless of what is coming out of me," I assured myself. (Image credit: Flickr/adifansnet)

To Anyone Who Doubts The Awesomeness Of Women, Here's What A Period Is Like IRL

I’m tired of men in suits making decisions on behalf of my lady parts. If you want to control my reproductive system, then you better go ahead and Read...
Nicole Paulus    |   07.27.17   |   SHARE
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How I Learned About Sex, In 8 Vignettes

I’m fifteen. A man has come to our school to tell us girls how to protect ourselves from rape. Read...
Sian Ferguson    |   08.29.16   |   SHARE
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Why I Dumped Tampons For The Diva Cup And Never Looked Back

Whenever I rave about menstrual cups (which is kind of frequently), there are always some people who say that they think cups are gross, or that they Read...
Elizabeth King    |   11.20.15   |   SHARE
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