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.

Enter to win: Name our next print!

Help us name our newest print and you could win a GladRags Day Pad in this pattern! To enter, comment on this blog post with your suggestions by Wednesday, September 4th. We’ll pick a winner and add the print to GladRags.com so you can shop your favorite pad and pantyliner styles! Please note: If multiple people suggest…Read more

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

Name our upcoming print & win!

This new print is coming soon to GladRags.com. Help us name it and you could win a GladRags Day Pad in this pattern! To enter, comment on this blog post with your suggestions before Monday, July 21st. We’ll pick a winner and add the print to the website so you can shop! Please note: If…Read more

Who is she: Maria Sibylla Merian

Grab your cloth pads and hold on to the edge of your seat, menstruators around the world: it’s time for a new GladRags Carry Bag Print! As some of you may know, we name our Carry Bags after our favorite inspirational menstruators throughout history, so please give a warm welcome to the gorgeous Maria, named…Read more

Name our new print & win!

This new print is coming soon to GladRags.com. Help us name it and you could win a GladRags Day Pad in this pattern! To enter, comment on this blog post with your suggestions by Monday, June 17th. We’ll pick a winner and add the print to the website so you can shop! Please note: when…Read more

2018 Benefit Report

GladRags is proud to be a certified B Corporation, which means doing all we can to use business as a force for good. We create reusable products to help people reduce our impact on the planet, and integrate our commitment to environmental and social justice into every aspect of how we do business. This holistic approach…Read more

The Ick Factor

If the menstrual blood ick factor is holding you back from trying reusable menstrual products like cloth pads or a menstrual cup, consider this.