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Activism & Politics

  • Periods & The City

    We are just back from an amazing whirlwind trip to New York, which not-so-surprisingly happened to coincide with me having my period, not to mention a bouquet of other menstrual-related goings-on. While…

  • FDA Compliance & The Cost of Doing Business

    There has been a recent flurry of activity on the topic of FDA registration and questions from our customers about whether Lunapads are FDA compliant. The short answer is YES we have been…

  • Hello Flo’s Unhappy Period Party

    Monthly subscription period providers Hello Flo have done it again, creating yet another provocative and hilarious video about menarche, the sequel to last summer’s hit “Camp Gyno“. For all of its gumption…

  • Healthy Periods: A Doctor’s Global Perspective

    Guest blogger Saki Onda is a Masters of Public Health student in the global health department at the Harvard School of Public Health. The ability to manage our menses safely, comfortably, and…

  • Why Inclusion Matters.

    In 2011, I wrote a blog post called Lunapads for All Genders All Bodies to talk about the inadequacies of, and harm caused by, cissexist assumptions about periods and bodies — and…

  • 5 sweet steps to yoga, periods & mindfulness

    If you’ve seen the hilarious “Sh*t Yogis say” video, then you will probably remember the moment where someone proudly exclaims, “The DivaCup changed my life!”. If you haven’t already heard of The…

  • One4Her: Solidarity Not Charity

    A super-interesting conversation took place on Facebook the other day after the fabulous folks over at A Girl’s Guide to Taking Over the World shared our One4Her mini poster. There were over…

  • Malawi update (& BIG love!)

    As reported in April 2012, in conjunction with Cotton Tales, Pads4Girls launched a ground breaking and socially innovative new development campaign called Transformation Textiles (“TT”): Making Waste Into Opportunity. We’re excited to…

  • Trans Inclusion at Lunapads

    Lunapads for All Genders, All Bodies

    Note: This post was originally published in 2011. Over the last 5+ years, we’ve seen the menstrual and reproductive health space really begin to shift with respect to trans & nonbinary inclusion…