FLOW: A Body-Positive Dance Party!

Summer is coming. In Portland, it feels like it’s already here! And you know what that means: the flood of articles and posts exhorting us to get to work on our summer bodies has begun. This time of year seems to bring on even more of what we hear every day: we’ll be happy when. We’ll be happy…Read more

Lavender Shibori + Cornflower Shibori = Cycle-delic! {CONTEST CLOSED}

Help us name these groovy new prints and you could win a GladRags Day Pad in your choice of purple or blue! Comment with your suggestions; we’ll pick our fave names on June 6th when these new pads arrive to GladRags HQ. Please note: when commenting, you must log in or enter your email address…Read more

A Menstrual Hygiene Day Giveaway

FACT: Half of the global population menstruates. It’s a normal biological function that ensures the continuation of the human species. And yet … FRUSTRATING FACTS: Many people still lack access to affordable and hygienic menstrual products, so they resort to unhygienic materials which leads to an increase in reproductive tract infections. Girls in developing countries…Read more

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