Category Archives: Celebrating Menstruation

The Beauty of Red – Celebrating Menstruation

The wonderful video below explores the discrepancy between the beauty of the colour red, and our society’s ‘disgust’ for menstruation:

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Beautiful Cervix

The Beautiful Cervix Project is, “a grassroots movement celebrating the beauty and intricacies of women’s bodies and fertility.”It is a website run by a midwife who has  photographed the different stages of a woman’s cervix during her cycle. I think it is an impressive … Continue reading

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Menstruation Facts

Average age of menarche (first period)? 12.43 years old in the USA. (In Europe the average age of menarche has decreased rapidly from 17 in 1850 to 13 in 1970. It has stayed relatively stable since then). Average amount of blood … Continue reading

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“Why is vaginal bleeding glorified but not runny noses?”

I found this comment online and want to respond to it: “I seriously have to wonder why vaginal bleeding should be so glorified, and not say, runny noses.” Below are my thoughts on why menstruation is something worth talking openly about & … Continue reading

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Tribute to menstruating people

A video slideshow of menstrual art and photos.

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I’m loving my period!

I want to introduce a few new phrases into Google because the following phrases returned no hits when I searched for them… “I’m loving my period!” “I feel good about my period today!” “I feel proud of my period!” I am … Continue reading

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