Menstruation, Contraception, and Gynaecology, Mental Health & Wellbeing

At Last An Advert Finally Acknowledges That We Bleed

“When she bleeds the smells I know change colour. There is iron in her soul on those days. She smells like a gun.” ~ Jeanette Winterson So, we've spent a lifetime watching sanitary towel and tampons adverts that show product demonstrations using some smooth, pale blue gel/liquid which doesn't resemble anything that actually exists outside of… Continue reading At Last An Advert Finally Acknowledges That We Bleed

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Ever Wondered How Everyone Else Deals With Their Period?

(Image via Planned Parenthood: How To Use Menstrual Products Superpost) “Women's regular bleeding engenders phantoms.” ~ Paracelsus So, I had a conversation the other day with the lovely Karina about menstrual products and how applicator tampons aren't really a thing where she lives in Germany, while they're pretty commonplace here in the UK. Midway through this conversation… Continue reading Ever Wondered How Everyone Else Deals With Their Period?