Why YOU Should Get To Know Your Cervical Mucus (and other fluids)

I should get to know my WHAT? Riddle me this: Have you ever wondered what that white stuff is in your undies? Or that stretchy/goopy stuff that makes the toilet paper fly backward as you wipe? It might just be cervical mucus. Ok. So “mucus” is not the most savory of terms. It tends to…

The Surprising Reason I Switched From Tampons To A Menstrual Cup

I remember the moment I learned that menstrual cups were a thing. As a sophomore in college I had about as much bodily awareness as one can expect from a shy girl who grew up with abstinence-only sex education and family who didn’t really talk about it. While browsing for toiletries in a Walgreens with…

How To Get Your Period In New York

So you’ve booked a trip to New York! It’s all planned: a tour of the Statue of Liberty reserved, soup dumplings at Joe’s Shanghai Restaurant, and tickets to a matinee performance of Kinky Boots! You’re pumped! You’re jazzed! You’re completely over the moon! Then you look at your calendar and realize that you might get your period while you’re…

6 Podcasts To Help You Get To Know Your Body

Ever wonder what that goopy stuff is in your underwear when you’re not on your period? How about why it took so long for you to get diagnosed with ADHD or endometriosis? What about the benefits of masturbation!? Too embarrassed to ask someone? You’re in luck, friend! There’s a podcast for that. As women, we…

How YOU Can Support Period Positivity Today

The period positivity movement has finally gained some well-earned acknowledgement over the last few years. Major news outlets like Time and Newsweek have taken notice and declared that menstrual equity is in everyone’s best interest. If you’ve been struggling to figure out how to get involved, here’s a short list of ways to you get started. Help For Free Educate Yourself –…

Advocate For Menstrual Equity With These AMAZING Orgs

A quality education and access to safe and clean menstrual products should be a right, not a privilege. If you’re looking to support menstrual equity by keeping girls in school, providing them with the best possible education to help them thrive and allowing easy, consistent access to free period products for all who need them,…

How Embroidery (And Therapy) Helped Me Heal And Rediscover My Passion

I embroidered a vulva the other day. It’s anatomically correct and each of the parts has it’s own deliciously bright color. Each type of stitch provides a unique texture in floss, as does the ribbon that represents the delicate skin folds. It’s almost mesmeric and it fills me with a great sense of pride. Two years…