Period Cravings: Everybody’s Favorite Brownies

During my period, my main craving is for savory things. Specifically, savory things that I don’t have to make myself. Pizza delivery? Yes please! Burger and fries from a drive-through? Hand ‘em over! However, when it comes to sweet stuff, I like to be more hands-on. I find it soothing to stir melting chocolate and…Read more

Talking ‘Bout My Menstruation

Are you enthusiastic about reusable menstrual products but don’t know how to channel that passion other than, well, using them? Do you have people in your life who you bet would benefit from making the switch, but you aren’t sure how to broach the subject? I feel ya! It can be nerve-wracking to go from…Read more

{CONTEST CLOSED} It’s Mint to Be!

Congrats to NikiGA, who came up with the winning name: Mint to Be! Our newest print arrives next week, but we don’t know what to call it! Help us come up with a name and you could win a GladRags Day Pad–simply comment here with your idea. We’ll pick our favorite on Monday, October 17th…Read more

How Many Cloth Pads Do I Need?

So you’ve made the decision to switch to reusables. Fantastic! Most likely you’ve read about how to choose the pads you’ll need, and maybe you’ve even got a cute pattern wishlist, but you’re still confused about one important thing: how many pads do you actually need? The answer will differ depending on a few factors, such…Read more

I’m Done With My Cloth Pads…Now What?

Most of the questions we get about cloth pads and pantyliners are from people either looking to use them, or currently using them. Makes sense, right? But every so often, we run into the opposite situation: “What do I do with my GladRags when I don’t need them anymore?” The last thing anyone wants is to…Read more

New Videos: Notes From Flo

Cloth pads are better for your body, your wallet, and the earth. Pass it on. Never put tampons on your shopping list again! Roomies step up to show how simple it is to make the switch to comfy and budget-friendly cloth pads. Your period isn’t gross. But do you know what is? Like our latest…Read more

Reading Between the (Panty) Lines

If you take me to a thrift store, within 30 seconds I will have located their vintage magazines and will be happily browsing. One of the best things about decades-old publications is that they are chock full of advertisements. Whether cheesy, funny, or cringe-worthy, it’s common to look at those old ads and think, “wow,…Read more

Join the GladRags Team!

GladRags is looking for a Wholesale Sales Associate with a positive attitude, superior communication skills, and an excellent phone demeanor. This is a terrific opportunity to earn experience at an established company within the natural products industry. You can learn more about our unique feminist business here. Our ideal candidate is comfortable working in a…Read more

Why ‘Menstruator’ Should Be in Your Vocabulary

Gendered Language in “Feminine” Hygiene We’ve long abandoned the term “feminine hygiene” when talking about our products. For one, “hygiene” implies that menstruation is unhygienic and requires special cleaning, bringing to mind sterile masks and latex gloves. Of course, this is probably what the makers of disposable products want you to think — that their…Read more

Press Release: GladRags Announces New Branding

Portland, OR-based small business, GladRags, gets a brand makeover to celebrate period positivity and encourage a cultural shift toward reusable products.