Body positivity isn’t easy, but it should be, it can be, and with extra effort to celebrate the marvels of everything from our muscles to menstruation, we can love the skin we’re in as we expand and contract and ebb and flow.
Are you enthusiastic about reusable menstrual products but don’t know how to channel that passion other than, well, using them? Do you have people in your life who you bet would benefit from making the switch, but you aren’t sure how to broach the subject? I feel ya! It can be nerve-wracking to go from…Read more
Portland, OR-based small business, GladRags, gets a brand makeover to celebrate period positivity and encourage a cultural shift toward reusable products.
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
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
Through our recent photoshoot at Spin Laundry Lounge we met Kayleen, a laundry maven and self-identified “Moon Cup evangelist.” We asked her a few questions about her experience with reusables, and working at Spin. First, tell us a little about yourself! 27/F/PDX When did you first start using a cup? About a year and a half…Read more
Not to brag, but I’m pretty proud of GladRags this year – we celebrated Menstrual Hygiene Day twice! By day, we were coffee-fueled cloth pad crusaders reaching out to curious college students. By night, we were period party hostesses with a Moon Cup in one hand and a mason jar of bubbly in the other.…Read more
In honor of Valentine’s Day, we challenged our ambassadors to create a Valentine to their body or their period and share it on social media (a place that desperately needs some body positivity). In a world where women’s bodies are routinely overlooked or objectified, their Valentines are a beautiful celebration of self-love. Here are a few…Read more
May 28th is the first annual Menstrual Hygiene Day and we’re celebrating by talking about why menstruation matters! In Portland we’ll be screening the award-winning short film “Monthlies” and having an in-person discussion. If you’re in the neighborhood, we’d love to have you join us! So what is Menstrual Hygiene Day? It’s a day to…Read more
I was ten. It was the Parents-Teacher Meeting Day in my school and I was quite excited since I had topped a class test. I was sure I was my English teacher’s favorite in the class (much to the chagrin of others and yes I feel a tad ashamed to admit – I was that…Read more