Articles about 'menstruation'

Challenging the Church’s menstrual shaming with poetry

Sharon Jagger investigates period shaming in the Church of England

Guest Blogger // 28 April 2018

Categories: Blog

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: part five

Here are The F-Word’s fifth set of reviews of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe covering comedy and theatre

Various Authors // 25 August 2017

Categories: Comedy, Music, Reviews, Theatre

The F-Word stage blog: June 2017

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in June

Lissy Lovett // 20 June 2017

Categories: Blog

The F-Word stage blog: January 2017

The F-Word's round-up of what's happening in the world of comedy and theatre in January

Lissy Lovett // 29 January 2017

Categories: Blog

Lessons from Period School

Sarah Hewett teaches us all a few things about menstruation and calls for more openness and education around periods

Guest Blogger // 13 December 2016

Categories: Blog

Look out, a teen “meninist” is here to teach us about periods

Some may have laughed when a 19-year-old “meninist” told women to hold in their periods, but this lack of basic knowledge sidelines real women's health issues and experiences, writes Hayley Smith

Guest Blogger // 25 October 2016

Categories: Blog

Human behaviour

Lauren Hossack reviews Sara Pascoe’s Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body and learns about the fascinating, complicated past and present of being a woman

Lauren Hossack // 16 June 2016

Categories: Books, Comedy, Reviews

Bloody funny

Susan Harrison considers the longstanding comedy myth that female comedians make loads of jokes about periods

Susan Harrison // 12 August 2015

Categories: Culture and Media, Features

Menstruation, 1946, Disney-style

Philippa unearths a video made by Disney in 1946 all about menstruation

Philippa Willitts // 27 January 2013

Categories: Blog

Proud sponsors of thrush

A guest post by Vicky Brewster about Always' new sanitary protection being scented, and the health and social implications of this.

Victoria Brewster // 11 June 2012

Categories: Blog

In praise of tampons

I’m just going to put this out there: I reckon tampons are almost as essential to female freedom and equality as birth control. It’s not something that we like to...

Harriet S H // 24 February 2012

Categories: Blog

Happy & bleeding?

A television commercial for Libra tampons has generated a storm of controversy across numerous social networking sites. The advert depicts two women in a nightclub restroom engaging in a non-verbal...

Helen G // 3 January 2012

Categories: Blog

PMS: a square peg in a round hole?

Women who have Pre Menstrual Syndrome are seriously affected by a patriarchal system that often trivialises PMS. The majority of women of childbearing age have menstrual cycles of approximately 28...

Jacqueline Christodoulou // 12 October 2011

Categories: Blog

Oh, the Outrage!

Philippa talks about a newspaper's outrage to see a slang term for sanitary towels on a shopping list on a soap.

Philippa Willitts // 29 July 2010

Categories: Blog

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