FLOW: Pole Dance, Periods, & Positivity

Pole fitness classes are a trend that has gained a lot of attention over the past few years, but it’s more than just a fun workout! We caught up with Shannon, co-founder of Ecdysiast to learn more about this unique art form that women (and men) have been rockin’ for hundreds of years. Join us…Read more

Toxic Shock Syndrome: What You Need to Know

Most of us have heard of Toxic Shock Syndrome at one point or another. It’s a big, scary name for a mysterious illness that many of us don’t fully understand. Just like monsters under your bed, we believe that shining a little light on a Big Scary Thing can help make it more manageable! We…Read more

How to Keep Your Cloth Pads Stain Free

Before we get down to business, let’s have an honest moment: we’ve all bled on our clothes at some point! I feel confident saying most people with periods probably own some “period undies” that are perfectly serviceable, just a bit stained. If something is stained by blood, that does NOT mean it’s dirty. Because everybody’s…Read more

B the Change: Our 2015 Benefit Report

As a certified Benefit Corporation, we release an annual report every March that communicates our successes (and where we have room for improvement!) to the community at large. Please feel free to leave any questions or suggestions you have in the comments of this post — we’d love to hear from you! What’s a certified B…Read more

GladRags is hiring!

Want to join the GladRags team? Of course you do! Who doesn’t want to help women have happier, healthier periods? GladRags is a small company with a casual atmosphere: we make a lot of bad puns, bring dogs to work, and legitimately enjoy getting happy hour with each other. Most importantly, we work hard because…Read more

{CONTEST CLOSED} Meet Wildflower, our newest print!

Congrats to our contest winner, David / Vanessa Mitchell who were the first to suggest “Wildflower”! We’re so excited about our flowery new print! Help us name it and you could win a GladRags Day Pad in this color. To enter, comment on this blog post with your suggestions (as many as you’d like!) by Monday,…Read more

Menstrual Cups: The Whole Truth

What exactly are the “side effects” of menstrual cups? Some articles like to give in to the sensationalism of a good ol’ fashioned half-truth. We’re big fans of whole truths, even when they’re more complicated. We took seven statements about menstrual cups and provided the whole truth — complex context included. 1. HALF TRUTH: They might…Read more

5 Period Trackers to Try in 2016

What? You don’t keep track of your menstrual cycle? Are you CRAZY?! Tracking your period comes with a host of benefits: fertility awareness, an understanding of what’s normal for your cycle, and stained-sheets prevention, to name just a few! Fortunately, there are as many period charting resources out there as there are reasons to track.…Read more

The Economics of Cloth Pads

Overcoming the cost barrier of switching to cloth pads Recently we asked the GladRags community what their #1 barrier was for getting started with reusables. We heard a variety of reasons like, “Just getting the courage to try them! I finally had a breakthrough when a cloth user said: Do you throw your undies out when…Read more

Detox Your Box in 2016

New Year, New Cycle! You may have already ditched half the resolutions on your list (ask us how we know …) but there’s still a chance to enjoy a happier menstrual cycle in 2016. Here are some suggestions from our team to you to help you detox your box in the new year! Take Note…Read more