What Is A B Corp And Why Do I Care

Business as usual hasn’t worked for a very long time, if it ever truly worked at all. Business as usual has seen people and the planet exploited and exhausted for the sake of someone else’s idea of a better bottom line. Sell more, buy more, make it available for instant delivery with the drive-by convenience…Read more

2019 Benefit Report

2019 was a busy year for GladRags! We said goodbye to long-time employee Eliana (we miss you!) and welcomed Kelsey to our team. Behind the scenes, we called 2019 our “glow- up” year and improved many of our internal systems and processes while re-certifying as Benefit Corporation in October of 2019. Below you’ll find a…Read more

The Other ‘P’

Not just as in ‘periods’. Not just as in you’re ‘pretty dang amazing’ (you are). This time we mean p, as in ‘pee’. Yep, a little bit of light stress incontinence is to be expected as we age, and can be most pronounced during pregnancy, after giving birth, and leading up to menopause. But whyyyyy?…Read more

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