Tag: first periods


Period Positivity Starts Here

First periods set the tone for period positivity! By providing kids with honest conversation and menstrual products like GladRags First Periods Kit, we nurture confidence and body celebrations and set a new status quo for menstruation.

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