Can You Not? 3 Reasons to Ditch "Feminine Hygiene"

​The future is period positive. Or, as Chella Quint puts it: period neutral using a positive approach. But to get there, we need to grapple...

by Lisa F.

Period Emojis: Destigmatizing Periods or Just More Coded Language?

Image: Bodyform/SCA Recently, we learned about Bodyform's "femoji" campaign petitioning Unicode to add a set of period-themed emojis to their lexicon. The change.org petition says...

by Lisa F.

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...

by Lisa F.

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"):...

by Madeleine S.

o.b. Tampons: What We're Not Allowed to Know

We often get asked about the health and safety concerns around disposable pads and tampons: after all, it was my own tampon allergy (that resulted...

by Madeleine S.

The Many Faces of U by Kotex

I’m guessing that most of you will by now have seen one of the videos by the U by Kotex marketing campaign, in particular the...

by Madeleine S.


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