Tag: first periods


Men who Menstruate: A Q&A

  Let’s talk about men who menstruate! We got together with our newest team member, Skyler, to answer some questions about his experiences with periods as a trans man! What was your first period like? My first period happened when I was in the 6th grade. Before starting, I had migraines for almost a week…Read more

Period Stories: Grandpa’s Handkerchiefs

My brother and I were spending the night at our grandparent’s house when my period decided to start. This wasn’t my first cycle, but I was only 10 years old, so I still wasn’t used to planning for such things. It was late, and everything was closed in small-town, USA. My grandparents scratched their heads,…Read more

Period Stories: By Cycle

When I was in junior high I used to go on bike rides with my grandparents. We would go on a 30 mile trail that would end at the beach, have lunch, then go back the 30 miles. During one of these trips is when my first period arrived. I thought I wet my pants…Read more

6+ Things You Always Wanted to Know about Period Sex (But Were Afraid To Ask)

On Thursday, we co-hosted a Twitter party with sexperts Heather Corinna of Scarleteen and Erika Moen of Oh Joy Sex Toy. Our highly informative (and frequently laugh-out-loud funny) #SexPeriod chat focused on how menstruators and their partners feel about period sex. Read on for a recap of our chat! 1. Sex with a partner and/or…Read more