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

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

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.

Q&A With Qeanu from Rawganique

Excited to know more about Rawganique, a small business that carries GladRags, we reached out for a chat! Settle in with a cup of hemp coffee and read all about their mission, extensive line of organic products, and passion for sustainability. Can you talk a bit about what makes Rawganique unique? We are off-grid island…Read more

February Fundraiser: your purchase saves lives!

Our new print is the star of a special campaign this month! For every ‘Rainbow Connection’ pad and pantyliner sold, $2 will be donated to The Trevor Project, the leading organization for LGBTQ suicide prevention.* If you’re part of the Cloth Pad Club, you’ll receive Rainbow Connection as your pad of the month! Not part…Read more

Can Teens Use Menstrual Cups?

Short answer: Yes! Long answer: People have different concerns when it comes to the idea of being a young person and using a menstrual cup. Will it fit? Is it safe? What happens when a menstrual cup meets a hymen? These are all totally valid concerns, so let’s address ’em! Can you use a menstrual…Read more

Your Vagina Questions, Answered

Two badass gynecologists, Dr. Jenn and Dr. Erica from The VWord Podcast, recently took over GladRags’ Instagram stories, sharing some insight from the other side of the speculum, and answering your questions about all things vagina-related. Here are some highlights! And be sure to check out the podcast for everything from masturbation to planning for birth…Read more