#period stigma

  • Article: These Period GIFs Are an Adorable Way to Break Period Stigmatism
    Water & Sanitation

    These Period GIFs Are an Adorable Way to Break Period Stigmatism

    By David Brand|April 11, 2018

    A menstrual cup surfs a wave of blood and a uterus tells you to back off. Read more

  • Article: 5 US Laws That Reinforce Period Taboos
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    5 US Laws That Reinforce Period Taboos

    By David Brand|March 16, 2018

    Tampon taxes and substandard sex ed continue to prop up period taboos. Read more

  • Article: Doctors Finally Acknowledge Period Pain Is as Painful as a 'Heart Attack’
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    Doctors Finally Acknowledge Period Pain Is as Painful as a 'Heart Attack’

    By David Brand|Feb. 28, 2018

    It’s what women have been saying all along. Read more

  • Article: Stock Images of Women in Pain Are Making Period Shame Worse, Study Suggests
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    Stock Images of Women in Pain Are Making Period Shame Worse, Study Suggests

    By David Brand|Feb. 23, 2018

    Olympians compete during their periods, but stock images make menstruating women seem helpless. Read more

  • Article: 42% of US Women Have Been Period-Shamed and 29% Won’t Do This Activity
    Water & Sanitation

    42% of US Women Have Been Period-Shamed and 29% Won’t Do This Activity

    By David Brand|Jan. 5, 2018

    A survey conducted by Thinx revealed just how pervasive period shame is in the US. Read more

  • Article: Why This Star Wears a Sanitary Pad in a New Bollywood Film
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    Why This Star Wears a Sanitary Pad in a New Bollywood Film

    Dec. 20, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    “Padman” tackles the menstruation stigmas that plague women in India. Read more