Coming soon to a pad near you…

Help us name our newest print, pictured above, and you could win a GladRags Day Pad! Comment below with your best ideas; we’ll pick a winner on February 24th and launch the new print on GladRags.com on 2/25! Please note: when commenting, you must log in or enter your email address when prompted — if…Read more

Menstrual Cup Sizing Tips That Don’t Fit on the Box

Whether you’re shopping for a menstrual cup on the shelves at the local co-op, or getting lost in an hours-long internet haze of cup reviews, it’s hard to know definitively whether or not a particular cup size is going to be right for you. As sellers and manufacturers of menstrual cups, it’s therefore impossible to…Read more

Longest Flight. Heaviest Period.

When day blurs into night and you don’t know what time zone you’re in and you’re a continent away from a hot bath but your uterus doesn’t care and unleashes its lining with the force of a firehose into the small space of your vagina and you’re confident that when the plane finally lands you…Read more

Eat, Drink, And B Corp

A Very Merry GladRags Gift Guide So you want to give someone a thoughtful thing that you’ve handmade with love. You want to wrap it in upcycled fabrics and have it mean so very much, with very little waste, and without contributing to the rampant consumer culture that’s decked the halls with boughs of garbage.…Read more

What The Actual F*** Is Perimenopause?

You know how you go your whole life never hearing a word, and then maybe you read the word “panoply” in a book, and all of a sudden you’re hearing “panoply” in songs, and in the muffled conversations between particularly eloquent passersby, and it’s like all of a sudden the word “panoply” was just born?…Read more

Ask a Menstrual Cup Expert: Can my cup get stuck inside of me?

If you’ve done research into menstrual cups on YouTube, you’ve probably run into some first-person accounts of cup usage gone wrong — it can be hard to resist the pull of witnessing someone else’s harrowing experience from the comfort of your couch! And truly, it’s not a fun time to be wearing something internally that…Read more

May All Periods Be Positive: Hosting a Period Positivity Workshop

By Chloe Skerlak A room full of pre-teens aged 7 to 11 are filling up plastic cups with cranberry juice. I’ve asked them to guess how much they think we bleed during our whole period. Some cups are full to the brim. Others are half full. But all are definitely exceeding the amount of the…Read more

Ask a Menstrual Cup Expert: What to do if your menstrual cup is hard to reach

For some menstrual cup users, the removal process isn’t as simple as “pinch base and pull down.” If you’re finding it difficult to reach your cup, here are a few tips to cycle through until you find your perfect removal routine.  Keep in mind that these tips are easily read and remembered, but it’s unlikely…Read more

My First Year As A Mom To A New Menstruator

How do you have the most period prepared kid on the planet? Just keep talking about it.

Ask a Menstrual Cup Expert: Seals & Suction

Most people have a hundred questions about menstrual cup use when they’re just getting started. Many have been concerned about suction: do we want it? Wouldn’t it be uncomfortable? Can we accidentally suck our insides out with this period plunger? The answers to which are No, we don’t want it, Yes, it would probably be…Read more