Tag: 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

What’s Under There in Your Underwear

If you’re a fan of Orange is the New Black, you probably agree that there are many eye-opening scenes. One that really hit home for us was when Sophia explains to a number of her fellow inmates the location of – and difference between – the vagina and urethra. Dealing in menstrual products means that we often…Read more

Menstruating in the Grand Canyon

What do you do about your period when you’re going to be rafting on a river for 3 weeks? Kelli explored her menstruation options as she prepared for a trip to The Grand Canyon.

Meet the GladRags Ambassadors

We recently received a product review from a customer who just discovered reusables (and fell in love with them, of course!) She said she was a little angry that no one had ever told her about cloth pads and menstrual cups before, since they are such a life-changer. Our first thought was, “if only she’d…Read more

Share your #TruePeriodSelfie

Periods aren’t usually picturesque and pristine, despite what ads might show you. So we’re ready to show our ‪#‎trueperiodselfie‬ and let the honesty flow. Join us in showing the world what someone on their period looks like, whether you’re rocking your comfiest sweatpants, using your hormones to fuel an epic workout, or riding a horse on…Read more

22 Years of GladRags!

July marked another year of reusable fun for GladRags, and that called for a celebration with as many people who have contributed to our continued success as possible! We set up a pamper picnic at beautiful Laurelhurst Park in Southeast Portland. In addition to treating ourselves, we also left no room for doubt that our…Read more

7 Natural PMS Remedies

For some people, that time of the month can mean cramps, headaches, and mood swings. But medications aren’t the only solutions to your shark week woes! Here are our favorite natural PMS remedies. 1. Drink herbal tea. There are even some companies that make teas specifically for that time of the month! Otherwise, just a relaxing…Read more

8 Tips for Period Positivity

It’s sometimes hard to feel good about your period in a world where people– especially women– are made to feel ashamed of their bodies and what they do. But at GladRags, we’re all about period positivity! So we’re sharing our best tips for positive thinking when it’s that time of the month. 1. Don’t be…Read more

Cleaning Your GladRags: 2 Ways to Wash Cloth Pads

When people first start using GladRags, they’re often worried about cleaning them. Do I have to do anything special? Is cleaning them hard? We’re here to put all those concerns to rest! Cleaning your cloth pads is super easy, and there’s more than one right way to do it. While stains might happen, there are easy ways…Read more

What’s in the bag? A pictorial guide to using cloth pads at work!

This is our friend, Carrie. She’s at work right now– what’s that cute bag she’s carrying? Is it just her makeup bag? Nope, Carrie doesn’t need to touch up. Looks like it’s a GladRags Carry Bag! And all her pads and pantyliners can fit right inside. With her fresh GladRags in the clean pocket (the bag can…Read more